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Soy sauce vs Soybean meal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Soy sauce and Soybean meal

  • Soy sauce has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1 and Zinc.
  • Soy sauce's daily need coverage for Sodium is 239% more.
  • Soybean meal is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Soy sauce made from soy and wheat (shoyu) 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
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Contains more Iron +844.8%
Contains more Calcium +639.4%
Contains more Potassium +472.4%
Contains more Magnesium +313.5%
Contains more Copper +4551.2%
Contains more Zinc +481.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +322.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 39% 53% 15% 24% 72% 717%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 514% 74% 220% 219% 667% 138% 301% 1%
Contains more Iron +844.8%
Contains more Calcium +639.4%
Contains more Potassium +472.4%
Contains more Magnesium +313.5%
Contains more Copper +4551.2%
Contains more Zinc +481.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +322.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1993.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.5%
Contains more Folate +2064.3%
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% 9% 39% 42% 18% 35% 0% 0% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 0% 0% 228%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1993.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.5%
Contains more Folate +2064.3%

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
12
Soy sauce
63
Soybean meal
Mineral Summary Score
123
Soy sauce
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 the food
Protein
49%
Soy sauce
295%
Soybean meal
Carbohydrates
5%
Soy sauce
36%
Soybean meal
Fats
3%
Soy sauce
11%
Soybean meal

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 meal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
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Soy sauce Soybean meal
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 contains less Sugars?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 5490mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.195g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 meal Opinion
Calories 53 337 Soybean meal
Protein 8.14 49.2 Soybean meal
Fats 0.57 2.39 Soybean meal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 4.93 35.89 Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.45 13.7 Soybean meal
Calcium 33 244 Soybean meal
Potassium 435 2490 Soybean meal
Magnesium 74 306 Soybean meal
Sugars 0.4 Soybean meal
Fiber 0.8 Soy sauce
Copper 0.043 2 Soybean meal
Zinc 0.87 5.06 Soybean meal
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Phosphorus 166 701 Soybean meal
Sodium 5493 3 Soybean meal
Vitamin A 0 40 Soybean meal
Vitamin E 0 Soy sauce
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.691 Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.165 0.251 Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.196 2.587 Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 0.297 1.976 Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.148 0.569 Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Soy sauce
Folate 14 303 Soybean meal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.073 0.268 Soy sauce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 0.409 Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.263 1.045 Soybean meal
Tryptophan 0.096 0.653 Soybean meal
Threonine 0.271 1.952 Soybean meal
Isoleucine 0.318 2.18 Soybean meal
Leucine 0.537 3.66 Soybean meal
Lysine 0.381 2.991 Soybean meal
Methionine 0.097 0.606 Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 0.353 2.346 Soybean meal
Valine 0.332 2.243 Soybean meal
Histidine 0.174 1.212 Soybean meal
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 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.