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Bulgur vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.307g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Bulgur Tempeh
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bulgur Tempeh
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
20
Bulgur
14
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
49
Bulgur
45
Tempeh

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
Bulgur
3
:
5
Tempeh
Contains more Magnesium +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains more Calcium +217.1%
Contains more Copper +67.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.7
Equal in Potassium - 412
Contains more Magnesium +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Contains more Calcium +217.1%
Contains more Copper +67.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Equal in Iron - 2.7
Equal in Potassium - 412

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
Bulgur
7
:
2
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
74%
Bulgur
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
8%
Tempeh
Fats
6%
Bulgur
50%
Tempeh

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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 Bulgur Tempeh Opinion
Calories 342 192 Bulgur
Protein 12.29 20.29 Tempeh
Fats 1.33 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.87 7.64 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.46 2.7 Tempeh
Calcium 35 111 Tempeh
Potassium 410 412 Tempeh
Magnesium 164 81 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 Bulgur
Fiber 12.5 Bulgur
Copper 0.335 0.56 Tempeh
Zinc 1.93 1.14 Bulgur
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Phosphorus 300 266 Bulgur
Sodium 17 9 Tempeh
Vitamin A 9 0 Bulgur
Vitamin E 0.06 Bulgur
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.078 Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 5.114 2.64 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045 0.278 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342 0.215 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 1.9 Bulgur
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.232 2.539 Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.19 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.354 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.455 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 0.83 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.339 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.19 0.175 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.554 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.285 0.466 Tempeh
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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