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Maize vs Soybean meal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Maize Soybean meal
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize Soybean meal
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
13
Maize
31
Soybean meal
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
170
Soybean meal

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
Maize
0
:
Contains more Iron +2534.6%
Contains more Calcium +12100%
Contains more Potassium +822.2%
Contains more Magnesium +727%
Contains more Copper +3603.7%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +687.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +2534.6%
Contains more Calcium +12100%
Contains more Potassium +822.2%
Contains more Magnesium +727%
Contains more Copper +3603.7%
Contains more Zinc +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +687.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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
Maize
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +367.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +511.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +367.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +345.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +175.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +511.8%

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
20%
Maize
295%
Soybean meal
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
36%
Soybean meal
Fats
6%
Maize
11%
Soybean meal

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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 Maize Soybean meal Opinion
Calories 86 337 Soybean meal
Protein 3.27 49.2 Soybean meal
Fats 1.35 2.39 Soybean meal
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 35.89 Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 13.7 Soybean meal
Calcium 2 244 Soybean meal
Potassium 270 2490 Soybean meal
Magnesium 37 306 Soybean meal
Sugars 6.26 Maize
Fiber 2 Maize
Copper 0.054 2 Soybean meal
Zinc 0.46 5.06 Soybean meal
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 701 Soybean meal
Sodium 15 3 Soybean meal
Vitamin A 187 40 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.691 Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.251 Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 1.77 2.587 Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 0.717 1.976 Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.569 Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.268 Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.409 Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 1.045 Soybean meal
Tryptophan 0.023 0.653 Soybean meal
Threonine 0.129 1.952 Soybean meal
Isoleucine 0.129 2.18 Soybean meal
Leucine 0.348 3.66 Soybean meal
Lysine 0.137 2.991 Soybean meal
Methionine 0.067 0.606 Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 0.15 2.346 Soybean meal
Valine 0.185 2.243 Soybean meal
Histidine 0.089 1.212 Soybean meal
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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