Soy sauce Nutrition Label

Soy sauce Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 60kcal (252 kj)
13%
Carbohydrates 9.50g
4%
Sugars 3.00g
Starch 6.50g
Sucrose 1.00g
Maltose 0.00g
Fructose 1.00g
Galactose 0.00g
Glucose 1.00g
Protein 5.17g
4%
Fat 0.08g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.04g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.01g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.01g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 9.35mg
Iron 4.80mg
27%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 82.00mg
8%
Chromium 0.00ug
0%
Sodium 5,900.00mg
393%
Iodine 0.00ug
0%
Copper 0.00mg
0%
Salt 15,033.20mg
654%
Selenium 1.00ug
2%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.00mg
0%
Zinc 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 0.00mg
0%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 0.00ug
0%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.02mg
2%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.25mg
23%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.21mg
16%
Manganese 0.00mg
0%
Magnesium 0.00mg
0%
Potassium 36.60mg
2%
Fluoride 0.00mg
0%
Phosphorus 104.00mg
15%
Vitamin k 0.00ug
0%
Fibre, total 0.00g
0%
Fibre, dietary 0.00g
0%
Niacin equivalents, total 4.80mg
34%
Molybdenum 0.00mg
0%
Folate 11.00ug
3%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 70.00g
2%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Soy sauce

What is soy sauce?

Soy sauce is a popular condiment and ingredient in Asian cuisine. It is made from fermented soybeans, wheat, salt, and water, and is known for its savory, umami flavor. It is often used to season stir-fries, marinades, dressings, and as a dipping sauce for sushi and sashimi.

What are the health benefits of soy sauce?

Soy sauce contains antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds such as phytochemicals, which have been linked to various health benefits. It also provides some essential nutrients like iron, protein, and certain vitamins and minerals. However, it is important to use soy sauce in moderation as it is high in sodium, which can be detrimental to health when consumed in excess.

What are the health risks of soy sauce?

While soy sauce is generally safe for most people, it is high in sodium, which can contribute to high blood pressure and increase the risk of heart disease. Additionally, some soy sauces may contain wheat, which can be a concern for individuals with gluten sensitivity or celiac disease. Moderation and checking labels for gluten content can help minimize these risks.

How much soy sauce to eat per day?

Soy sauce is high in sodium, so it's important to consume it in moderation. The recommended daily sodium intake for most adults is 2,300 milligrams or less. It's best to use soy sauce sparingly and opt for low-sodium options when possible, especially if you are watching your sodium intake.

Soy Sauce Allergies

Soy sauce contains soybeans and wheat, which are common allergens. Individuals with soy or wheat allergies should avoid consuming soy sauce. It's important to carefully read food labels and consider using alternative condiments, such as coconut aminos or tamari, that are soy-free.

Soy sauce Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Soy sauce

Fat 1%
Carbohydrates 64%
Protein 35%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Soy sauce. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Methionine 2%
Tryptophan 2%
Histidine 2%
Tyrosine 3%
Arginine 4%
Threonine 4%
Glycine 4%
Serine 5%
Isoleucine 5%
Valine 5%
Phenylalanine 5%
Alanine 5%
Lysine 7%
Leucine 7%
Proline 8%
Aspartic acid 8%
Glutamic acid 23%

Component Breakdown for Soy sauce

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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