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Cornmeal vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Soba
Soba contains less Sugars (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.201g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soba
Soba is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Cornmeal Soba
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Soba
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
36
Cornmeal
4
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
21
Cornmeal
5
Soba

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
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1
Soba
Contains more Iron +808.3%
Contains more Potassium +305.7%
Contains more Magnesium +255.6%
Contains more Copper +850%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +296%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%
Contains more Iron +808.3%
Contains more Potassium +305.7%
Contains more Magnesium +255.6%
Contains more Copper +850%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +296%
Contains less Sodium -88.3%
Contains more Calcium +33.3%

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
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0
Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +486.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1369.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +874.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.235
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +486.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1369.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +874.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +355%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.235

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
43%
Cornmeal
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
21%
Soba
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
0%
Soba

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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 Cornmeal Soba Opinion
Calories 370 99 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 5.06 Cornmeal
Fats 1.75 0.1 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 21.44 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 0.48 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 4 Soba
Potassium 142 35 Cornmeal
Magnesium 32 9 Cornmeal
Sugars 1.61 Cornmeal
Fiber 3.9 Cornmeal
Copper 0.076 0.008 Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66 0.12 Cornmeal
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 25 Cornmeal
Sodium 7 60 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.094 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.026 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 0.51 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.235 Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.04 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Cornmeal
Folic acid (B9) 180 0 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 0.22 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 0.026 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 0.031 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.038 0.072 Soba
Threonine 0.172 0.177 Soba
Isoleucine 0.242 0.195 Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006 0.33 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105 0.214 Soba
Methionine 0.162 0.072 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.217 Cornmeal
Valine 0.337 0.249 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172 0.119 Cornmeal
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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