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Sesame vs Soybean meal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Sesame and Soybean meal

  • Sesame has more Copper, Calcium, Selenium, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, however Soybean meal has more Potassium, Manganese, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sesame's daily need coverage for Copper is 231% more.
  • Sesame has 26 times more Saturated Fat than Soybean meal. Sesame has 6.957g of Saturated Fat, while Soybean meal has 0.268g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried and Soy meal, defatted, raw.

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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
Contains more Calcium +299.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.7%
Contains more Zinc +53.2%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +432.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Equal in Iron - 13.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Contains more Calcium +299.6%
Contains more Magnesium +14.7%
Contains more Zinc +53.2%
Contains more Copper +104.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.4%
Contains more Potassium +432.1%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Equal in Iron - 13.7

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3852%
Contains more Folate +212.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 228% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3852%
Contains more Folate +212.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.251

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.
Sesame Soybean meal
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Soybean meal Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 35.89g Soybean meal
Protein 17.73g 49.2g Soybean meal
Fats 49.67g 2.39g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 35.89g Soybean meal
Calories 573kcal 337kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g g Soybean meal
Fiber 11.8g g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 244mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 13.7mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 306mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 701mg Soybean meal
Potassium 468mg 2490mg Soybean meal
Sodium 11mg 3mg Soybean meal
Zinc 7.75mg 5.06mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 2mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 40IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E 0.25mg mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.691mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.251mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 2.587mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 1.976mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.569mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 303µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.653mg Soybean meal
Threonine 0.736mg 1.952mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 0.763mg 2.18mg Soybean meal
Leucine 1.358mg 3.66mg Soybean meal
Lysine 0.569mg 2.991mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.586mg 0.606mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 2.346mg Soybean meal
Valine 0.99mg 2.243mg Soybean meal
Histidine 0.522mg 1.212mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.268g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.409g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 1.045g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sesame Soybean meal
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
50
Sesame
63
Soybean meal
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
266
Soybean meal

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
106%
Sesame
295%
Soybean meal
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
36%
Soybean meal
Fats
229%
Sesame
11%
Soybean meal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.689g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in glycemic index (difference - 68)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/nutrients
  2. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/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.