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Chickpea vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chickpea and Soba

  • Soba contains less Manganese, Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Potassium than Chickpea.
  • Chickpea's daily need coverage for Manganese is 910% higher.
  • Soba contains 82 times less Copper than Chickpea. Chickpea contains 0.656mg of Copper, while Soba contains 0.008mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw 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
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Soba
Contains more Calcium +1325%
Contains more Iron +797.9%
Contains more Magnesium +777.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +908%
Contains more Potassium +1951.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +2200%
Contains more Copper +8100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 162% 57% 108% 64% 4% 76% 219%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 18% 7% 11% 4% 8% 4% 3%
Contains more Calcium +1325%
Contains more Iron +797.9%
Contains more Magnesium +777.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +908%
Contains more Potassium +1951.4%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +2200%
Contains more Copper +8100%

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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Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +407.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +715.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +575.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1237.5%
Contains more Folate +7857.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 5% 17% 0% 14% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 418% 0% 23%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +407.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +715.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +202.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +575.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1237.5%
Contains more Folate +7857.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chickpea Soba Opinion
Net carbs 50.75g 21.44g Chickpea
Protein 20.47g 5.06g Chickpea
Fats 6.04g 0.1g Chickpea
Carbs 62.95g 21.44g Chickpea
Calories 378kcal 99kcal Chickpea
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.7g g Soba
Fiber 12.2g g Chickpea
Calcium 57mg 4mg Chickpea
Iron 4.31mg 0.48mg Chickpea
Magnesium 79mg 9mg Chickpea
Phosphorus 252mg 25mg Chickpea
Potassium 718mg 35mg Chickpea
Sodium 24mg 60mg Chickpea
Zinc 2.76mg 0.12mg Chickpea
Copper 0.656mg 0.008mg Chickpea
Vitamin A 67IU 0IU Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82mg mg Chickpea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4mg 0mg Chickpea
Vitamin B1 0.477mg 0.094mg Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212mg 0.026mg Chickpea
Vitamin B3 1.541mg 0.51mg Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.588mg 0.235mg Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535mg 0.04mg Chickpea
Folate 557µg 7µg Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 9µg µg Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2mg 0.072mg Chickpea
Threonine 0.766mg 0.177mg Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882mg 0.195mg Chickpea
Leucine 1.465mg 0.33mg Chickpea
Lysine 1.377mg 0.214mg Chickpea
Methionine 0.27mg 0.072mg Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103mg 0.217mg Chickpea
Valine 0.865mg 0.249mg Chickpea
Histidine 0.566mg 0.119mg Chickpea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Soba
Saturated Fat 0.603g 0.019g Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377g 0.026g Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731g 0.031g Chickpea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chickpea Soba
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
74
Chickpea
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
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
123%
Chickpea
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
21%
Soba
Fats
28%
Chickpea
0%
Soba

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soba
Soba is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.584g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.