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Bread vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Bread and Soba

  • The amount of Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Copper, Folate, and Calcium in Bread is higher than in Soba.
  • Bread covers your daily Iron needs 45% more than Soba.
  • Soba has 41 times less Calcium than Bread. Bread has 165mg of Calcium, while Soba has 4mg.
  • Soba contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Bread, wheat, toasted and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked.

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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
Bread
7
:
1
Soba
Contains more Iron +752.1%
Contains more Calcium +4025%
Contains more Potassium +537.1%
Contains more Magnesium +555.6%
Contains more Copper +2375%
Contains more Zinc +1125%
Contains more Phosphorus +652%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 154% 50% 20% 43% 66% 41% 81% 79%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 2% 4% 7% 3% 4% 11% 8%
Contains more Iron +752.1%
Contains more Calcium +4025%
Contains more Potassium +537.1%
Contains more Magnesium +555.6%
Contains more Copper +2375%
Contains more Zinc +1125%
Contains more Phosphorus +652%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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
Bread
9
:
0
Soba
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +367%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1369.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.5%
Contains more Folate +1128.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 1% 0% 5% 0% 110% 89% 118% 28% 36% 0% 15% 65%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +367%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1369.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1125.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +282.5%
Contains more Folate +1128.6%

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
38
Bread
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
66
Bread
7
Soba

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
78%
Bread
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
56%
Bread
21%
Soba
Fats
20%
Bread
0%
Soba

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

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Bread Soba
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soba
Soba is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soba
Soba contains less Sodium (difference - 541mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.97g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soba
Soba is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bread Soba Opinion
Calories 313 99 Bread
Protein 12.96 5.06 Bread
Fats 4.27 0.1 Bread
Vitamin C 0.2 0 Bread
Carbs 55.77 21.44 Bread
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.09 0.48 Bread
Calcium 165 4 Bread
Potassium 223 35 Bread
Magnesium 59 9 Bread
Sugar 6.42 Soba
Fiber 4.7 Bread
Copper 0.198 0.008 Bread
Zinc 1.47 0.12 Bread
Starch
Phosphorus 188 25 Bread
Sodium 601 60 Soba
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.24 Bread
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.439 0.094 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.026 Bread
Vitamin B3 6.25 0.51 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.456 0.235 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.153 0.04 Bread
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 Bread
Folate 86 7 Bread
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.989 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 1.019 0.026 Bread
Polyunsaturated fat 1.72 0.031 Bread
Tryptophan 0.092 0.072 Bread
Threonine 0.299 0.177 Bread
Isoleucine 0.258 0.195 Bread
Leucine 0.461 0.33 Bread
Lysine 0.215 0.214 Bread
Methionine 0.105 0.072 Bread
Phenylalanine 0.315 0.217 Bread
Valine 0.31 0.249 Bread
Histidine 0.15 0.119 Bread
Fructose

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. Bread - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172687/nutrients
  2. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.