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Soybean meal vs Soy milk - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Soybean meal and Soy milk different?

  • Soybean meal has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Vitamin B6 than Soy milk.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Soybean meal is 208% higher.
  • Soybean meal contains 42 times more Zinc than Soy milk. While Soybean meal contains 5.06mg of Zinc, Soy milk contains only 0.12mg.

Soy meal, defatted, raw and Soymilk, original and vanilla, unfortified are the varieties used 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 +876%
Contains more Iron +2040.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1124%
Contains more Phosphorus +1248.1%
Contains more Potassium +2010.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +4116.7%
Contains more Copper +1462.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 24% 18% 23% 11% 7% 4% 43%
Contains more Calcium +876%
Contains more Iron +2040.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1124%
Contains more Phosphorus +1248.1%
Contains more Potassium +2010.2%
Contains less Sodium -94.1%
Contains more Zinc +4116.7%
Contains more Copper +1462.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1051.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +404.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +639%
Contains more Folate +1583.3%
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 1% 3% 0% 0% 15% 16% 10% 23% 18% 14% 0% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1051.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +263.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +404.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +639%
Contains more Folate +1583.3%

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 milk
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Soy milk Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 5.68g Soybean meal
Protein 49.2g 3.27g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 1.75g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 6.28g Soybean meal
Calories 337kcal 54kcal Soybean meal
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 3.99g Soybean meal
Fiber g 0.6g Soy milk
Calcium 244mg 25mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 0.64mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 25mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 52mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 118mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 51mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 0.12mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.128mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 3IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Soy milk
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.06mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.069mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 0.513mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.373mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.077mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 18µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3µg Soy milk
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.038mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.108mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.114mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 0.186mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.131mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.027mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.113mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.117mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.061mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.205g Soy milk
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.401g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.961g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soybean meal Soy milk
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
9
Soy milk
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
17
Soy milk

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
20%
Soy milk
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
6%
Soy milk
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
8%
Soy milk

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 48mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
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 milk
Soy milk is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.063g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soy milk
Soy milk is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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. Soy milk - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172446/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.