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Soybean meal vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Soybean meal and Pasta

  • Pasta has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Folate, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B1 than Soybean meal.
  • Soybean meal covers your daily need of Copper 212% more than Pasta.
  • Soybean meal has 104 times more Potassium than Pasta. While Soybean meal has 2490mg of Potassium, Pasta has only 24mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Soy meal, defatted, raw and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, plain, cooked.

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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 +3966.7%
Contains more Iron +1101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1600%
Contains more Phosphorus +1012.7%
Contains more Potassium +10275%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +803.6%
Contains more Copper +2050.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 43% 13% 27% 3% 1% 16% 31%
Contains more Calcium +3966.7%
Contains more Iron +1101.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1600%
Contains more Phosphorus +1012.7%
Contains more Potassium +10275%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +803.6%
Contains more Copper +2050.5%

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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Pasta
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +979.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1573.5%
Contains more Folate +373.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 53% 35% 19% 11% 8% 48% 18% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +230.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +979.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1573.5%
Contains more Folate +373.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Pasta
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Pasta Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 24.93g Soybean meal
Protein 49.2g 5.15g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 1.05g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 24.93g Soybean meal
Calories 337kcal 131kcal Soybean meal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 244mg 6mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 1.14mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 18mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 63mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 24mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 6mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 0.56mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.093mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 20IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Soybean meal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Soybean meal
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.209mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.15mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 0.992mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.183mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.034mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 64µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.14µg Pasta
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.065mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.134mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.197mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 0.348mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.097mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.079mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.247mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.217mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.103mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 33mg Soybean meal
Trans Fat 0g g Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.15g Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.124g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.429g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean meal Pasta
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
16
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
17
Pasta

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
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
25%
Pasta
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
5%
Pasta

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 33mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $3)
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?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169728/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.