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Flour vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Flour and Cellophane noodles

  • Flour has more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Fiber, while Cellophane noodles has more Choline.
  • Flour covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 53% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Flour contains 10000000 times more Vitamin B2 than Cellophane noodles. While Flour contains 0.494mg of Vitamin B2, Cellophane noodles contain only 0mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.5%
Contains more Potassium +970%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Copper +77.8%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 174% 16% 47% 10% 1% 20% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.5%
Contains more Potassium +970%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Copper +77.8%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%

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
Flour
6
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2852%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338%
Contains more Folate +9050%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 138% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2852%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338%
Contains more Folate +9050%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%

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.
Flour Cellophane noodles
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flour Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 73.61g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 10.33g 0.16g Flour
Fats 0.98g 0.06g Flour
Carbs 76.31g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 364kcal 351kcal Flour
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.27g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 2.7g 0.5g Flour
Calcium 15mg 25mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 4.64mg 2.17mg Flour
Magnesium 22mg 3mg Flour
Phosphorus 108mg 32mg Flour
Potassium 107mg 10mg Flour
Sodium 2mg 10mg Flour
Zinc 0.7mg 0.41mg Flour
Copper 0.144mg 0.081mg Flour
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.06mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.785mg 0.15mg Flour
Vitamin B2 0.494mg 0mg Flour
Vitamin B3 5.904mg 0.2mg Flour
Vitamin B5 0.438mg 0.1mg Flour
Vitamin B6 0.044mg 0.05mg Cellophane noodles
Folate 183µg 2µg Flour
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Flour
Tryptophan 0.127mg 0.002mg Flour
Threonine 0.281mg 0.005mg Flour
Isoleucine 0.357mg 0.007mg Flour
Leucine 0.71mg 0.013mg Flour
Lysine 0.228mg 0.011mg Flour
Methionine 0.183mg 0.002mg Flour
Phenylalanine 0.52mg 0.01mg Flour
Valine 0.415mg 0.008mg Flour
Histidine 0.23mg 0.005mg Flour
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Flour
Saturated Fat 0.155g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.087g 0.008g Flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.413g 0.018g Flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Flour Cellophane noodles
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
50
Flour
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
40
Flour
18
Cellophane noodles

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
62%
Flour
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
76%
Flour
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
5%
Flour
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Flour
Flour is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flour
Flour is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.138g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.