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Soybean vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Soybean and Soba

  • Soba has less Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Potassium and Zinc than Soybean.
  • Soybean covers your daily need of Iron 190% more than Soba.
  • Soybean has 207 times more Copper than Soba. While Soybean has 1.658mg of Copper, Soba has only 0.008mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Soybeans, mature seeds, raw and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked.

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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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Soba
Contains more Iron +3170.8%
Contains more Calcium +6825%
Contains more Potassium +5034.3%
Contains more Magnesium +3011.1%
Contains more Copper +20625%
Contains more Zinc +3975%
Contains more Phosphorus +2716%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 2% 4% 7% 3% 4% 11% 8%
Contains more Iron +3170.8%
Contains more Calcium +6825%
Contains more Potassium +5034.3%
Contains more Magnesium +3011.1%
Contains more Copper +20625%
Contains more Zinc +3975%
Contains more Phosphorus +2716%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%

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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0
Soba
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +829.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +237.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +842.5%
Contains more Folate +5257.1%
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% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +829.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +3246.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +237.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +842.5%
Contains more Folate +5257.1%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
85
Soybean
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
7
Soba

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 the food
Protein
219%
Soybean
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
21%
Soba
Fats
92%
Soybean
0%
Soba

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Soybean Soba
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Soybean Soba
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 contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 contains less Sugars?
Soba
Soba contains less Sugars (difference - 7.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.865g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Soybean Soba Opinion
Calories 446 99 Soybean
Protein 36.49 5.06 Soybean
Fats 19.94 0.1 Soybean
Vitamin C 6 0 Soybean
Carbs 30.16 21.44 Soybean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 15.7 0.48 Soybean
Calcium 277 4 Soybean
Potassium 1797 35 Soybean
Magnesium 280 9 Soybean
Sugars 7.33 Soba
Fiber 9.3 Soybean
Copper 1.658 0.008 Soybean
Zinc 4.89 0.12 Soybean
Starch
Phosphorus 704 25 Soybean
Sodium 2 60 Soybean
Vitamin A 22 0 Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.874 0.094 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87 0.026 Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623 0.51 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793 0.235 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377 0.04 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 Soybean
Folate 375 7 Soybean
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 2.884 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404 0.026 Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255 0.031 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591 0.072 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 0.177 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 0.195 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 0.33 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 0.214 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 0.072 Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122 0.217 Soybean
Valine 2.029 0.249 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 0.119 Soybean
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.