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Miso vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Miso and Nattō

  • Miso has more Vitamin B6, however Nattō is higher in Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin B3.
  • Miso covers your daily Sodium needs 162% more than Nattō.
  • Nattō contains 2 times less Vitamin B6 than Miso. Miso contains 0.199mg of Vitamin B6, while Nattō contains 0.13mg.
  • Nattō has less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Miso and Natto.

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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
Miso
0
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8
Nattō
Contains more Calcium +280.7%
Contains more Iron +245.4%
Contains more Magnesium +139.6%
Contains more Potassium +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +18.4%
Contains more Copper +58.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 174
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 94% 35% 69% 19% 487% 70% 140%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Contains more Calcium +280.7%
Contains more Iron +245.4%
Contains more Magnesium +139.6%
Contains more Potassium +247.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Zinc +18.4%
Contains more Copper +58.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 174

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
Miso
8
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2
Nattō
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.1%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.01
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 6% 1% 0% 0% 25% 54% 17% 21% 46% 15% 10% 74%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.1%
Contains more Folate +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.01

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Miso Nattō Opinion
Net carbs 19.97g 7.28g Miso
Protein 12.79g 19.4g Nattō
Fats 6.01g 11g Nattō
Carbs 25.37g 12.68g Miso
Calories 198kcal 211kcal Nattō
Starch g g
Fructose 6g g Miso
Sugar 6.2g 4.89g Nattō
Fiber 5.4g 5.4g
Calcium 57mg 217mg Nattō
Iron 2.49mg 8.6mg Nattō
Magnesium 48mg 115mg Nattō
Phosphorus 159mg 174mg Nattō
Potassium 210mg 729mg Nattō
Sodium 3728mg 7mg Nattō
Zinc 2.56mg 3.03mg Nattō
Copper 0.42mg 0.667mg Nattō
Vitamin A 87IU 0IU Miso
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.01mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 13mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.16mg Nattō
Vitamin B2 0.233mg 0.19mg Miso
Vitamin B3 0.906mg 0mg Miso
Vitamin B5 0.337mg 0.215mg Miso
Vitamin B6 0.199mg 0.13mg Miso
Folate 19µg 8µg Miso
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Miso
Vitamin K 29.3µg 23.1µg Miso
Tryptophan 0.155mg 0.223mg Nattō
Threonine 0.479mg 0.813mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.508mg 0.931mg Nattō
Leucine 0.82mg 1.509mg Nattō
Lysine 0.478mg 1.145mg Nattō
Methionine 0.129mg 0.208mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.486mg 0.941mg Nattō
Valine 0.547mg 1.018mg Nattō
Histidine 0.243mg 0.512mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.025g 1.591g Miso
Monounsaturated Fat 1.118g 2.43g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 2.884g 6.21g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Miso Nattō
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
22
Miso
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
116
Miso
114
Nattō

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
77%
Miso
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
25%
Miso
13%
Nattō
Fats
28%
Miso
51%
Nattō

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nattō
Nattō contains less Sodium (difference - 3721mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Nattō
Nattō is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Miso
Miso is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.566g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Miso
Miso 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. Miso - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172442/nutrients
  2. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.