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Soybean meal vs Soy sauce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Soybean meal and Soy sauce

  • Soy sauce has less Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Soy sauce's daily need coverage for Sodium is 239% more.
  • Soybean meal has 47 times more Copper than Soy sauce. Soybean meal has 2mg of Copper, while Soy sauce has 0.043mg.
  • Soybean meal is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Soy meal, defatted, raw and Soy sauce made from soy and wheat (shoyu).

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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
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Contains more Iron +844.8%
Contains more Calcium +639.4%
Contains more Potassium +472.4%
Contains more Magnesium +313.5%
Contains more Copper +4551.2%
Contains more Zinc +481.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +322.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 514% 74% 220% 219% 667% 138% 301% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 10% 39% 53% 15% 24% 72% 717%
Contains more Iron +844.8%
Contains more Calcium +639.4%
Contains more Potassium +472.4%
Contains more Magnesium +313.5%
Contains more Copper +4551.2%
Contains more Zinc +481.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +322.3%
Contains less Sodium -99.9%

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 +1993.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.5%
Contains more Folate +2064.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 0% 0% 228%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 9% 39% 42% 18% 35% 0% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1993.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +565.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.5%
Contains more Folate +2064.3%

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
12
Soy sauce
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
123
Soy sauce

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
49%
Soy sauce
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
5%
Soy sauce
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
3%
Soy sauce

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 Soy sauce
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Cholesterol Equal

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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 5490mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
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?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.195g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soy sauce
Soy sauce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Soy sauce Opinion
Calories 337 53 Soybean meal
Protein 49.2 8.14 Soybean meal
Fats 2.39 0.57 Soybean meal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 35.89 4.93 Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.7 1.45 Soybean meal
Calcium 244 33 Soybean meal
Potassium 2490 435 Soybean meal
Magnesium 306 74 Soybean meal
Sugar 0.4 Soybean meal
Fiber 0.8 Soy sauce
Copper 2 0.043 Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06 0.87 Soybean meal
Starch
Phosphorus 701 166 Soybean meal
Sodium 3 5493 Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40 0 Soybean meal
Vitamin E 0 Soy sauce
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.691 0.033 Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251 0.165 Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587 2.196 Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976 0.297 Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569 0.148 Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Soy sauce
Folate 303 14 Soybean meal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.268 0.073 Soy sauce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409 0.088 Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045 0.263 Soybean meal
Tryptophan 0.653 0.096 Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952 0.271 Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18 0.318 Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66 0.537 Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991 0.381 Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606 0.097 Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346 0.353 Soybean meal
Valine 2.243 0.332 Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212 0.174 Soybean meal
Fructose 0 Soy sauce

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. Soy sauce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174277/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.