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Soybean vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Soybean and Chocolate

  • The amount of Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin K, and Magnesium in Soybean is higher than in Chocolate.
  • Soybean covers your daily Iron needs 96% more than Chocolate.
  • Chocolate has 35 times less Vitamin B1 than Soybean. Soybean has 0.874mg of Vitamin B1, while Chocolate has 0.025mg.
  • Soybean contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +95.8%
Contains more Calcium +394.6%
Contains more Potassium +221.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Contains more Iron +95.8%
Contains more Calcium +394.6%
Contains more Potassium +221.5%
Contains more Magnesium +91.8%
Contains more Copper +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

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
Soybean
10
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Contains more Vitamin E +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +797.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +480.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 2% 17% 0% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 0% 118% 282%
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% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +57.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3396%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1640%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +167%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +797.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +480.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
85
Soybean
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
120
Chocolate

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
219%
Soybean
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
61%
Chocolate
Fats
92%
Soybean
144%
Chocolate

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

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Soybean Chocolate
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Sugar (difference - 40.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.635g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Chocolate
Chocolate is cheaper (difference - $1.4)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Chocolate Opinion
Calories 446 546 Chocolate
Protein 36.49 4.88 Soybean
Fats 19.94 31.28 Chocolate
Vitamin C 6 Soybean
Carbs 30.16 61.17 Chocolate
Cholesterol 0 8 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 Soybean
Iron 15.7 8.02 Soybean
Calcium 277 56 Soybean
Potassium 1797 559 Soybean
Magnesium 280 146 Soybean
Sugar 7.33 47.9 Soybean
Fiber 9.3 7 Soybean
Copper 1.658 1.028 Soybean
Zinc 4.89 2.01 Soybean
Starch
Phosphorus 704 206 Soybean
Sodium 2 24 Soybean
Vitamin A 22 50 Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.85 0.54 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.874 0.025 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87 0.05 Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623 0.725 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793 0.297 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377 0.042 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0 0.23 Chocolate
Vitamin K 47 8.1 Soybean
Folate 375 Soybean
Trans Fat 0 0.112 Soybean
Saturated Fat 2.884 18.519 Soybean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404 9.54 Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255 1.092 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122 Soybean
Valine 2.029 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 Soybean
Fructose 0 Chocolate

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 - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/nutrients
  2. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.