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Soybean meal vs Semolina - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Soybean meal and Semolina

  • Soybean meal is higher in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, yet Semolina is higher in Selenium.
  • Soybean meal covers your daily Copper needs 191% more than Semolina.
  • Soybean meal contains 38 times more Folate than Semolina. While Soybean meal contains 303µg of Folate, Semolina contains only 8µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Soy meal, defatted, raw and Rice, white, long-grain, parboiled, unenriched, dry.

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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 +243.7%
Contains more Iron +1751.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1033.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +358.2%
Contains more Potassium +1331%
Contains more Zinc +396.1%
Contains more Copper +604.2%
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 22% 28% 20% 66% 16% 1% 28% 95%
Contains more Calcium +243.7%
Contains more Iron +1751.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1033.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +358.2%
Contains more Potassium +1331%
Contains more Zinc +396.1%
Contains more Copper +604.2%
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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +402%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Folate +3687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.1%
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% 1% 0% 0% 56% 12% 95% 41% 105% 6% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +208.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +402%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +194%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Folate +3687.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Semolina Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 79.09g Semolina
Protein 49.2g 7.51g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 1.03g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 80.89g Semolina
Calories 337kcal 374kcal Semolina
Starch g 68.29g Semolina
Fructose g 0.02g Semolina
Sugar g 0.33g Soybean meal
Fiber g 1.8g Semolina
Calcium 244mg 71mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 0.74mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 27mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 153mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 174mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 2mg Semolina
Zinc 5.06mg 1.02mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.284mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E mg 0.03mg Semolina
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.224mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.05mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 5.048mg Semolina
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.672mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.452mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 8µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0.1µg Semolina
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.103mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.271mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.339mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 0.656mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.215mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.183mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.398mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.47mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.185mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Semolina
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.294g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.258g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.322g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soybean meal Semolina
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
26
Semolina
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
34
Semolina

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
45%
Semolina
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
81%
Semolina
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
5%
Semolina

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.026g)
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 contains less Sodium?
Semolina
Semolina contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Semolina
Semolina is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Semolina - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169758/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.