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Amaranth grain vs Soybean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 7.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.884g)
Which food is cheaper?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is cheaper (difference - $0.4)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Amaranth grain Soybean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Amaranth grain Soybean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
3
Amaranth grain
54
Soybean
Mineral Summary Score
24
Amaranth grain
158
Soybean

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 +647.6%
Contains more Calcium +489.4%
Contains more Potassium +1231.1%
Contains more Magnesium +330.8%
Contains more Copper +1012.8%
Contains more Zinc +468.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +375.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +647.6%
Contains more Calcium +489.4%
Contains more Potassium +1231.1%
Contains more Magnesium +330.8%
Contains more Copper +1012.8%
Contains more Zinc +468.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +375.7%
Contains less Sodium -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
:
12
Soybean
Contains more Vitamin E +347.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5726.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +590.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +347.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +5726.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +590.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.6%

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 the food
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
219%
Soybean
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
30%
Soybean
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
92%
Soybean

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Amaranth grain Soybean Opinion
Calories 102 446 Soybean
Protein 3.8 36.49 Soybean
Fats 1.58 19.94 Soybean
Vitamin C 6 Soybean
Carbs 18.69 30.16 Soybean
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Soybean
Iron 2.1 15.7 Soybean
Calcium 47 277 Soybean
Potassium 135 1797 Soybean
Magnesium 65 280 Soybean
Sugars 7.33 Soybean
Fiber 2.1 9.3 Soybean
Copper 0.149 1.658 Soybean
Zinc 0.86 4.89 Soybean
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 148 704 Soybean
Sodium 6 2 Soybean
Vitamin A 22 Soybean
Vitamin E 0.19 0.85 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.015 0.874 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.022 0.87 Soybean
Vitamin B3 0.235 1.623 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.113 0.377 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0 Soybean
Vitamin K 47 Soybean
Folic acid (B9) 0 Soybean
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 2.884 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404 Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122 Soybean
Valine 2.029 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 Soybean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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