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Soybean meal vs Oat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Soybean meal and Oat?

  • Soybean meal is higher in Copper, Iron, Folate, Potassium, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, however Oat is richer in Manganese.
  • Soybean meal's daily need coverage for Copper is 153% more.
  • Oat contains 6 times less Potassium than Soybean meal. Soybean meal contains 2490mg of Potassium, while Oat contains 429mg.

We used Soy meal, defatted, raw and Oats types in this article.

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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 +351.9%
Contains more Iron +190.3%
Contains more Magnesium +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +480.4%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Copper +219.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 177% 127% 225% 38% 1% 109% 209%
Contains more Calcium +351.9%
Contains more Iron +190.3%
Contains more Magnesium +72.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +34%
Contains more Potassium +480.4%
Contains more Zinc +27.5%
Contains more Copper +219.5%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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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Oat
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +378.2%
Contains more Folate +441.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 191% 33% 19% 81% 28% 43% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +378.2%
Contains more Folate +441.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.4%

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 Oat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Oat Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 55.67g Oat
Protein 49.2g 16.89g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 6.9g Oat
Carbs 35.89g 66.27g Oat
Calories 337kcal 389kcal Oat
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 10.6g Oat
Calcium 244mg 54mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 4.72mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 177mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 523mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 429mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 2mg Oat
Zinc 5.06mg 3.97mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.626mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.763mg Oat
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.139mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 0.961mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 1.349mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.119mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 56µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.234mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.575mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.694mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 1.284mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.701mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.312mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.895mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.937mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.405mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Oat
Saturated Fat 0.268g 1.217g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 2.178g Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 2.535g Oat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean meal Oat
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
63
Soybean meal
33
Oat
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
112
Oat

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
101%
Oat
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
66%
Oat
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
32%
Oat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.949g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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 contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Oat
Oat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/nutrients
  2. Oat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169705/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.