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Soybean meal vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Soybean meal and Wheat gluten

  • Soybean meal has more Copper, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, while Wheat gluten has more Folate, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Soybean meal's daily need coverage for Copper is 202% higher.
  • Wheat gluten contains 25 times less Potassium than Soybean meal. Soybean meal contains 2490mg of Potassium, while Wheat gluten contains 100mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Soy meal, defatted, raw and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 +71.8%
Contains more Iron +163.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1124%
Contains more Phosphorus +169.6%
Contains more Potassium +2390%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +495.3%
Contains more Copper +998.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Calcium +71.8%
Contains more Iron +163.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1124%
Contains more Phosphorus +169.6%
Contains more Potassium +2390%
Contains less Sodium -89.7%
Contains more Zinc +495.3%
Contains more Copper +998.9%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 13.19g Soybean meal
Protein 49.2g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 2.39g 1.85g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 13.79g Soybean meal
Calories 337kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Soybean meal
Fiber g 0.6g Wheat gluten
Calcium 244mg 142mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 5.2mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 25mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 260mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 100mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 29mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 0.85mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.182mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 0IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E mg 0mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 0mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg 0µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.653mg mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.272g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.156g Soybean meal
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 0.81g Soybean meal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soybean meal Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
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 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. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.