Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Soybean vs Brazil nut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the main differences between Soybean and Brazil nut?

  • Soybean is richer in Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, Manganese, and Potassium, while Brazil nut is higher in Selenium, Vitamin K, Vitamin E , and Magnesium.
  • Brazil nut's daily need coverage for Selenium is 3453% higher.
  • Brazil nut has 25 times less Vitamin B2 than Soybean. Soybean has 0.87mg of Vitamin B2, while Brazil nut has 0.035mg.
  • Soybean is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched types in this comparison.

Infographic

Soybean vs Brazil nut infographic
Copy infographic link

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 Iron +546.1%
Contains more Calcium +73.1%
Contains more Potassium +172.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.3%
Equal in Copper - 1.743
Equal in Phosphorus - 725
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 48% 59% 269% 581% 111% 311% 1%
Contains more Iron +546.1%
Contains more Calcium +73.1%
Contains more Potassium +172.7%
Contains more Zinc +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +34.3%
Equal in Copper - 1.743
Equal in Phosphorus - 725

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +450.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +331%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1604.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +564.7%
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 3% 0% 114% 0% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 0% 0% 17%
Contains more Vitamin C +757.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2385.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +450.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +331%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1604.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +564.7%

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
28
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
184
Brazil nut

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
92%
Soybean
310%
Brazil nut

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 Brazil nut
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Soybean Brazil nut
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.25g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in Sugar (difference - 5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($3.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 446 659 Brazil nut
Protein 36.49 14.32 Soybean
Fats 19.94 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 6 0.7 Soybean
Carbs 30.16 11.74 Soybean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 15.7 2.43 Soybean
Calcium 277 160 Soybean
Potassium 1797 659 Soybean
Magnesium 280 376 Brazil nut
Sugar 7.33 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 9.3 7.5 Soybean
Copper 1.658 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 4.89 4.06 Soybean
Starch 0.25 Brazil nut
Phosphorus 704 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 2 3 Soybean
Vitamin A 22 0 Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.874 0.617 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87 0.035 Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623 0.295 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793 0.184 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377 0.101 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 0 Soybean
Folate 375 22 Soybean
Trans Fat 0 Brazil nut
Saturated Fat 2.884 16.134 Soybean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404 23.879 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.591 0.135 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 0.365 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 0.518 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 1.19 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 0.49 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 2.122 0.639 Soybean
Valine 2.029 0.76 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 0.409 Soybean
Fructose 0 Brazil nut

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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.