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Sesame vs Soybean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.073g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean
Soybean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sugars (difference - 7.03g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
33
Sesame
54
Soybean
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
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
Sesame
4
:
Contains more Calcium +252%
Contains more Magnesium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +58.5%
Contains more Potassium +284%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Iron - 15.7
Contains more Calcium +252%
Contains more Magnesium +25.4%
Contains more Copper +146.2%
Contains more Zinc +58.5%
Contains more Potassium +284%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Iron - 15.7

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
Sesame
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1486%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +178.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +240%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +252.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1486%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
106%
Sesame
219%
Soybean
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
30%
Soybean
Fats
229%
Sesame
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 Sesame Soybean Opinion
Calories 573 446 Sesame
Protein 17.73 36.49 Soybean
Fats 49.67 19.94 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 6 Soybean
Carbs 23.45 30.16 Soybean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 15.7 Soybean
Calcium 975 277 Sesame
Potassium 468 1797 Soybean
Magnesium 351 280 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 7.33 Soybean
Fiber 11.8 9.3 Sesame
Copper 4.082 1.658 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 4.89 Sesame
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Phosphorus 629 704 Soybean
Sodium 11 2 Soybean
Vitamin A 9 22 Soybean
Vitamin E 0.25 0.85 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.874 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.87 Soybean
Vitamin B3 4.515 1.623 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.793 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.377 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 47 Soybean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957 2.884 Soybean
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 4.404 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 11.255 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.591 Soybean
Threonine 0.736 1.766 Soybean
Isoleucine 0.763 1.971 Soybean
Leucine 1.358 3.309 Soybean
Lysine 0.569 2.706 Soybean
Methionine 0.586 0.547 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 2.122 Soybean
Valine 0.99 2.029 Soybean
Histidine 0.522 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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