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Soy sauce vs Soybean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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Contains more Iron +982.8%
Contains more Calcium +739.4%
Contains more Potassium +313.1%
Contains more Magnesium +278.4%
Contains more Copper +3755.8%
Contains more Zinc +462.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +324.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +982.8%
Contains more Calcium +739.4%
Contains more Potassium +313.1%
Contains more Magnesium +278.4%
Contains more Copper +3755.8%
Contains more Zinc +462.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +324.1%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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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Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2548.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +2578.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2548.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +154.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +2578.6%

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
8
Soy sauce
72
Soybean
Mineral Summary Score
111
Soy sauce
158
Soybean

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
49%
Soy sauce
219%
Soybean
Carbohydrates
5%
Soy sauce
30%
Soybean
Fats
3%
Soy sauce
92%
Soybean

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Soy sauce Soybean
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 richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 5491mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce contains less Sugars (difference - 6.93g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.811g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($3.4)

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 Soy sauce Soybean Opinion
Calories 53 446 Soybean
Protein 8.14 36.49 Soybean
Fats 0.57 19.94 Soybean
Vitamin C 0 6 Soybean
Carbs 4.93 30.16 Soybean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.45 15.7 Soybean
Calcium 33 277 Soybean
Potassium 435 1797 Soybean
Magnesium 74 280 Soybean
Sugars 0.4 7.33 Soybean
Fiber 0.8 9.3 Soybean
Copper 0.043 1.658 Soybean
Zinc 0.87 4.89 Soybean
Starch
Phosphorus 166 704 Soybean
Sodium 5493 2 Soybean
Vitamin A 0 22 Soybean
Vitamin E 0 0.85 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.874 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.165 0.87 Soybean
Vitamin B3 2.196 1.623 Soy sauce
Vitamin B5 0.297 0.793 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.148 0.377 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 47 Soybean
Folate, total 14 375 Soybean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.073 2.884 Soy sauce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 4.404 Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.263 11.255 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.096 0.591 Soybean
Threonine 0.271 1.766 Soybean
Isoleucine 0.318 1.971 Soybean
Leucine 0.537 3.309 Soybean
Lysine 0.381 2.706 Soybean
Methionine 0.097 0.547 Soybean
Phenylalanine 0.353 2.122 Soybean
Valine 0.332 2.029 Soybean
Histidine 0.174 1.097 Soybean
Fructose 0 Soy sauce

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Soy sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174277/nutrients
  2. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.