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Wheat vs. Cellophane noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Wheat and Cellophane noodles different?

  • Wheat is higher than Cellophane noodles in Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Iron.
  • Wheat covers your daily need of Selenium 148% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Wheat contains 48 times more Magnesium than Cellophane noodles. Wheat contains 144mg of Magnesium, while Cellophane noodles contain 3mg.

Wheat, durum and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated types were used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +36%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Magnesium +4700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1487.5%
Contains more Potassium +4210%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +914.6%
Contains more Copper +582.7%
Contains more Manganese +2912%
Contains more Selenium +1031.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 132% 103% 218% 39% 1% 114% 185% 393% 488%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27% 14% 44%
Contains more Calcium +36%
Contains more Iron +62.2%
Contains more Magnesium +4700%
Contains more Phosphorus +1487.5%
Contains more Potassium +4210%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +914.6%
Contains more Copper +582.7%
Contains more Manganese +2912%
Contains more Selenium +1031.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3269%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +835%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +738%
Contains more Folate +2050%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 105% 28% 127% 57% 97% 33% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 51% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +179.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3269%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +835%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +738%
Contains more Folate +2050%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +8450%
Contains more Fats +4016.7%
Contains more Other +559.3%
Contains more Carbs +21%
Contains more Water +22.7%
14% 2% 71% 11% 2%
Protein: 13.68 g
Fats: 2.47 g
Carbs: 71.13 g
Water: 10.94 g
Other: 1.78 g
86% 13%
Protein: 0.16 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 86.09 g
Water: 13.42 g
Other: 0.27 g
Contains more Protein +8450%
Contains more Fats +4016.7%
Contains more Other +559.3%
Contains more Carbs +21%
Contains more Water +22.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5333.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%
26% 19% 55%
Saturated Fat: 0.454 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.344 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.978 g
40% 19% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.018 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +4200%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +5333.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Wheat Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wheat Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 71.13g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 13.68g 0.16g Wheat
Fats 2.47g 0.06g Wheat
Carbs 71.13g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 339kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5g Cellophane noodles
Calcium 34mg 25mg Wheat
Iron 3.52mg 2.17mg Wheat
Magnesium 144mg 3mg Wheat
Phosphorus 508mg 32mg Wheat
Potassium 431mg 10mg Wheat
Sodium 2mg 10mg Wheat
Zinc 4.16mg 0.41mg Wheat
Copper 0.553mg 0.081mg Wheat
Manganese 3.012mg 0.1mg Wheat
Selenium 89.4µg 7.9µg Wheat
Vitamin E 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B1 0.419mg 0.15mg Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121mg 0mg Wheat
Vitamin B3 6.738mg 0.2mg Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935mg 0.1mg Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.05mg Wheat
Folate 43µg 2µg Wheat
Choline 93.2mg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.176mg 0.002mg Wheat
Threonine 0.366mg 0.005mg Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533mg 0.007mg Wheat
Leucine 0.934mg 0.013mg Wheat
Lysine 0.303mg 0.011mg Wheat
Methionine 0.221mg 0.002mg Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681mg 0.01mg Wheat
Valine 0.594mg 0.008mg Wheat
Histidine 0.322mg 0.005mg Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.454g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344g 0.008g Wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978g 0.018g Wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat Cellophane noodles
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Wheat
9%
Cellophane noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
168%
Wheat
20%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.437g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/nutrients
  2. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.