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Cumin vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Teff
Teff contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 156mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.086g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins

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.
Cumin Teff
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cumin Teff
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
42
Cumin
24
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
276
Cumin
85
Teff

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
Cumin
7
:
1
Teff
Contains more Iron +769.7%
Contains more Calcium +417.2%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Zinc +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.81
Contains more Iron +769.7%
Contains more Calcium +417.2%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Zinc +32.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.81

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
Cumin
10
:
2
Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +14011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +4062.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +14011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +4062.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%

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
107%
Cumin
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
73%
Teff
Fats
103%
Cumin
11%
Teff

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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 Cumin Teff Opinion
Calories 375 367 Cumin
Protein 17.81 13.3 Cumin
Fats 22.27 2.38 Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7 Cumin
Carbs 44.24 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Cumin
Iron 66.36 7.63 Cumin
Calcium 931 180 Cumin
Potassium 1788 427 Cumin
Magnesium 366 184 Cumin
Sugars 2.25 1.84 Cumin
Fiber 10.5 8 Cumin
Copper 0.867 0.81 Cumin
Zinc 4.8 3.63 Cumin
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 499 429 Cumin
Sodium 168 12 Teff
Vitamin A 1270 9 Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33 0.08 Cumin
Vitamin D 0 Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628 0.39 Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327 0.27 Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579 3.363 Cumin
Vitamin B5 0.942 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.435 0.482 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4 1.9 Cumin
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cumin
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 1.535 0.449 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04 0.589 Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279 1.071 Cumin
Tryptophan 0.139 Teff
Threonine 0.51 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 Teff
Leucine 1.068 Teff
Lysine 0.376 Teff
Methionine 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 Teff
Valine 0.686 Teff
Histidine 0.301 Teff
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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