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Chickpea vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 10.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.936g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea 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?
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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.
Chickpea 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
Chickpea 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
29
Chickpea
14
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
55
Chickpea
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
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Tempeh
Contains more Iron +59.6%
Contains more Potassium +74.3%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains more Calcium +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 81
Equal in Phosphorus - 266
Contains more Iron +59.6%
Contains more Potassium +74.3%
Contains more Copper +17.1%
Contains more Zinc +142.1%
Contains more Calcium +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 81
Equal in Phosphorus - 266

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
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3
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +511.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +511.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +471.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +71.3%
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
123%
Chickpea
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
8%
Tempeh
Fats
28%
Chickpea
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 Chickpea Tempeh Opinion
Calories 378 192 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 20.29 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 4 0 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 7.64 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 2.7 Chickpea
Calcium 57 111 Tempeh
Potassium 718 412 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 81 Tempeh
Sugars 10.7 Chickpea
Fiber 12.2 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 0.56 Chickpea
Zinc 2.76 1.14 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 252 266 Tempeh
Sodium 24 9 Tempeh
Vitamin A 67 0 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.078 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 1.541 2.64 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.278 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.215 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 9 Chickpea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.603 2.539 Chickpea
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.2 0.194 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.882 0.88 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 1.43 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.908 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.175 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 0.893 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.566 0.466 Chickpea
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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