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Wheat vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Wheat and Noodle?

  • Noodle has less Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Copper, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Iron, and Vitamin B5 than Wheat.
  • Wheat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 119% higher.
  • Wheat has 10 times more Manganese than Noodle. Wheat has 3.012mg of Manganese, while Noodle has 0.315mg.

We used Wheat, durum and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Wheat
8
:
0
Noodle
Contains more Iron +139.5%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Copper +464.3%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 132% 11% 39% 103% 185% 114% 218% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +139.5%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Potassium +1034.2%
Contains more Magnesium +585.7%
Contains more Copper +464.3%
Contains more Zinc +540%
Contains more Phosphorus +568.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Wheat
4
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7
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +95.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 105% 28% 127% 57% 97% 0% 0% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +224.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +255.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +810.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +95.3%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
37
Wheat
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
100
Wheat
20
Noodle

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
82%
Wheat
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
25%
Noodle
Fats
11%
Wheat
10%
Noodle

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Wheat Noodle
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Wheat Noodle
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat
Wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat
Wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.035g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (50)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wheat Noodle Opinion
Calories 339 138 Wheat
Protein 13.68 4.54 Wheat
Fats 2.47 2.07 Wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.13 25.16 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 29 Wheat
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 3.52 1.47 Wheat
Calcium 34 12 Wheat
Potassium 431 38 Wheat
Magnesium 144 21 Wheat
Sugar 0.4 Wheat
Fiber 1.2 Noodle
Copper 0.553 0.098 Wheat
Zinc 4.16 0.65 Wheat
Starch
Phosphorus 508 76 Wheat
Sodium 2 5 Wheat
Vitamin A 0 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.419 0.289 Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.136 Noodle
Vitamin B3 6.738 2.077 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935 0.263 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.046 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folate 43 84 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.454 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344 0.581 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978 0.552 Wheat
Tryptophan 0.176 0.043 Wheat
Threonine 0.366 0.138 Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533 0.19 Wheat
Leucine 0.934 0.365 Wheat
Lysine 0.303 0.137 Wheat
Methionine 0.221 0.086 Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681 0.24 Wheat
Valine 0.594 0.22 Wheat
Histidine 0.322 0.121 Wheat
Fructose 0 Noodle

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/nutrients
  2. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.