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Soybean meal vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Soybean meal and Cornmeal

  • Cornmeal contains less Copper, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Calcium than Soybean meal.
  • Soybean meal's daily need coverage for Copper is 214% higher.
  • Cornmeal contains 81 times less Calcium than Soybean meal. Soybean meal contains 244mg of Calcium, while Cornmeal contains 3mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Soy meal, defatted, raw and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow.

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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 +8033.3%
Contains more Iron +214.2%
Contains more Magnesium +856.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +608.1%
Contains more Potassium +1653.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +666.7%
Contains more Copper +2531.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Contains more Calcium +8033.3%
Contains more Iron +214.2%
Contains more Magnesium +856.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +608.1%
Contains more Potassium +1653.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +666.7%
Contains more Copper +2531.6%

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 B1 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +723.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.6%
Contains more Folate +45%
Contains more Vitamin A +435%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +723.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.6%
Contains more Folate +45%
Contains more Vitamin A +435%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92%

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.
Soybean meal Cornmeal
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Cornmeal Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 75.55g Cornmeal
Protein 49.2g 7.11g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 1.75g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 79.45g Cornmeal
Calories 337kcal 370kcal Cornmeal
Starch g 73.3g Cornmeal
Fructose g 0.17g Cornmeal
Sugar g 1.61g Soybean meal
Fiber g 3.9g Cornmeal
Calcium 244mg 3mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 4.36mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 32mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 99mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 142mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 7mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 0.66mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.076mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 214IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.551mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.382mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 4.968mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.24mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.182mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 209µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.038mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.172mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.242mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 1.006mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.105mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.162mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.366mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.337mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.172mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.22g Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.39g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.828g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soybean meal Cornmeal
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
63
Soybean meal
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
36
Cornmeal

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
295%
Soybean meal
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
8%
Cornmeal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.048g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (68)
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. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/nutrients
  2. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.