Soy milk nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more
Soy milk Glycemic index (GI)
Unfortified original and vanilla soy milk contains a low level of sugars and carbs. The sugar amount is equal to 3.99 g per 100 g, the carbs amount is equal to 6.28g.
Based on the numbers of the Australian study, the glycemic index of soy milk falls in the range of 18-44 .
According to The International Tables of Glycemic Index Values, the glycemic index of soy milk that contains 3% of fat and no calcium is about 44±5, whereas soy milk which contains 3% of fat and 120 mg of calcium has a lower GI, that falls in the range of 36±4 .
Low-fat (0.7%) soy milk from Australia has a GI of 45±5. Vitasoy® brand soy milk has the lowest GI, with a reduced fat content (1.5%). The GI is in the range of 17 ± 3. However, soy milk with a reduced fat content (1.5%) and 120 mg calcium, has a higher GI; 44±3 .
Soy yogurt with peach and mango, which contains 2% fat and sugar, has a GI within 50±3 .
The glycemic index of smoothie with soy milk and banana is in the range of 34±3, while smoothie with soy milk chocolate hazelnut has a higher GI of 34±3 .
According to the study, eating soy foods has been shown to lower cholesterol, decrease blood glucose levels and improve glucose tolerance in people with diabetes. Unsweetened soy milk can be added to diabetes diets  .
By following the link, you can find our glycemic index table with sources.
Important nutritional characteristics for Soy milk
Mineral coverage chart
Mineral chart - relative view
Vitamin coverage chart
Vitamin chart - relative view
Protein quality breakdown
Fat type information
Fiber content ratio for Soy milk
All nutrients for Soy milk per 100g
|Nutrient||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Value||Comparison|
|Net carbs||N/A||55%||5.68g||9.5 times less than Chocolate|
|Protein||8%||69%||3.27g||1.2 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||3%||69%||1.75g||19 times less than Cheese|
|Carbs||2%||57%||6.28g||4.5 times less than Rice|
|Calories||3%||85%||54kcal||1.1 times more than Orange|
|Sugar||N/A||51%||3.99g||2.2 times less than Coca-Cola|
|Fiber||2%||55%||0.6g||4 times less than Orange|
|Calcium||3%||48%||25mg||5 times less than Milk|
|Iron||8%||72%||0.64mg||4.1 times less than Beef|
|Magnesium||6%||43%||25mg||5.6 times less than Almond|
|Phosphorus||7%||76%||52mg||3.5 times less than Chicken meat|
|Potassium||3%||79%||118mg||1.2 times less than Cucumber|
|Sodium||2%||71%||51mg||9.6 times less than White Bread|
|Zinc||1%||89%||0.12mg||52.6 times less than Beef|
|Copper||14%||43%||0.13mg||1.1 times less than Shiitake|
|Vitamin E||1%||85%||0.11mg||13.3 times less than Kiwifruit|
|Vitamin B1||5%||67%||0.06mg||4.4 times less than Pea|
|Vitamin B2||5%||76%||0.07mg||1.9 times less than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||3%||78%||0.51mg||18.7 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||7%||67%||0.37mg||3 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||6%||70%||0.08mg||1.5 times less than Oat|
|Folate||5%||50%||18µg||3.4 times less than Brussels sprout|
|Vitamin K||3%||60%||3µg||33.9 times less than Broccoli|
|Tryptophan||0%||88%||0.04mg||8 times less than Chicken meat|
|Threonine||0%||89%||0.11mg||6.7 times less than Beef|
|Isoleucine||0%||90%||0.11mg||8 times less than Salmon|
|Leucine||0%||90%||0.19mg||13.1 times less than Tuna|
|Lysine||0%||89%||0.13mg||3.5 times less than Tofu|
|Methionine||0%||92%||0.03mg||3.6 times less than Quinoa|
|Phenylalanine||0%||90%||0.11mg||5.9 times less than Egg|
|Valine||0%||91%||0.12mg||17.3 times less than Soybean|
|Histidine||0%||90%||0.06mg||12.3 times less than Turkey meat|
|Saturated Fat||1%||77%||0.21g||28.8 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||N/A||73%||0.4g||24.4 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||N/A||46%||0.96g||49.1 times less than Walnut|
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Soy milk nutrition infographic
The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.