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Soybean vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Soybean and Cocoa solids

  • Soybean has more Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin K, and Iron, however Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Fiber, Manganese, and Magnesium.
  • Cocoa solids covers your daily need of Copper 237% more than Soybean.
  • Soybean has 19 times more Vitamin K than Cocoa solids. While Soybean has 47µg of Vitamin K, Cocoa solids have only 2.5µg.
  • Soybean has less Saturated Fat.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened.

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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 +116.4%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Magnesium +78.2%
Contains more Zinc +39.3%
Contains more Copper +128.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 734
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 84% 589% 200% 302% 159% 1% 134% 553%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Contains more Calcium +116.4%
Contains more Iron +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Magnesium +78.2%
Contains more Zinc +39.3%
Contains more Copper +128.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 734

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 E +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1020.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +261%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +212.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.5%
Contains more Folate +1071.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1780%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 17% 0% 20% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 282% 0% 118%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1020.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +261%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +212.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +219.5%
Contains more Folate +1071.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1780%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +34.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Cocoa solids Opinion
Net carbs 20.86g 20.9g Cocoa solids
Protein 36.49g 19.6g Soybean
Fats 19.94g 13.7g Soybean
Carbs 30.16g 57.9g Cocoa solids
Calories 446kcal 228kcal Soybean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.33g 1.75g Cocoa solids
Fiber 9.3g 37g Cocoa solids
Calcium 277mg 128mg Soybean
Iron 15.7mg 13.86mg Soybean
Magnesium 280mg 499mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 704mg 734mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1797mg 1524mg Soybean
Sodium 2mg 21mg Soybean
Zinc 4.89mg 6.81mg Cocoa solids
Copper 1.658mg 3.788mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 22IU 0IU Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85mg 0.1mg Soybean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 0mg Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.874mg 0.078mg Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87mg 0.241mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623mg 2.185mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.793mg 0.254mg Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377mg 0.118mg Soybean
Folate 375µg 32µg Soybean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg 2.5µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591mg 0.293mg Soybean
Threonine 1.766mg 0.776mg Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971mg 0.76mg Soybean
Leucine 3.309mg 1.189mg Soybean
Lysine 2.706mg 0.983mg Soybean
Methionine 0.547mg 0.202mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122mg 0.941mg Soybean
Valine 2.029mg 1.177mg Soybean
Histidine 1.097mg 0.339mg Soybean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 2.884g 8.07g Soybean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404g 4.57g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255g 0.44g Soybean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Soybean Cocoa solids
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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
85
Soybean
16
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
352
Cocoa solids

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
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
92%
Soybean
63%
Cocoa solids

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 5.186g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.58g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.