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Soybean meal vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Soybean meal and Soba

  • Soybean meal is richer than Soba in Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Soybean meal is 221% higher.
  • Soybean meal contains 71 times more Potassium than Soba. Soybean meal contains 2490mg of Potassium, while Soba contains 35mg.

Food types used in this article are Soy meal, defatted, raw and Noodles, japanese, soba, 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 +6000%
Contains more Iron +2754.2%
Contains more Magnesium +3300%
Contains more Phosphorus +2704%
Contains more Potassium +7014.3%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +4116.7%
Contains more Copper +24900%
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% 18% 7% 11% 4% 8% 4% 3%
Contains more Calcium +6000%
Contains more Iron +2754.2%
Contains more Magnesium +3300%
Contains more Phosphorus +2704%
Contains more Potassium +7014.3%
Contains less Sodium -95%
Contains more Zinc +4116.7%
Contains more Copper +24900%

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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Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +635.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +865.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +407.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +740.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1322.5%
Contains more Folate +4228.6%
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% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +635.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +865.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +407.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +740.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1322.5%
Contains more Folate +4228.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Soba Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 21.44g Soybean meal
Protein 49.2g 5.06g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 0.1g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 21.44g Soybean meal
Calories 337kcal 99kcal Soybean meal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 244mg 4mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 0.48mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 9mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 25mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 35mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 60mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 0.12mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.008mg 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 0.094mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.026mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 0.51mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.235mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.04mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 7µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.072mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.177mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.195mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 0.33mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.214mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.072mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.217mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.249mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.119mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Soba
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.019g Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.026g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.031g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean meal Soba
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
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
7
Soba

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
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
21%
Soba
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
0%
Soba

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.249g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soba
Soba is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.