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Maize vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 6.26g)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.214g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize 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
13
Maize
14
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
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
Maize
0
:
8
Tempeh
Contains more Iron +419.2%
Contains more Calcium +5450%
Contains more Potassium +52.6%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Copper +937%
Contains more Zinc +147.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Iron +419.2%
Contains more Calcium +5450%
Contains more Potassium +52.6%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Copper +937%
Contains more Zinc +147.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%

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
Maize
6
:
4
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
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
20%
Maize
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
8%
Tempeh
Fats
6%
Maize
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 Maize Tempeh Opinion
Calories 86 192 Tempeh
Protein 3.27 20.29 Tempeh
Fats 1.35 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 7.64 Maize
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.52 2.7 Tempeh
Calcium 2 111 Tempeh
Potassium 270 412 Tempeh
Magnesium 37 81 Tempeh
Sugars 6.26 Maize
Fiber 2 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.56 Tempeh
Zinc 0.46 1.14 Tempeh
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 266 Tempeh
Sodium 15 9 Tempeh
Vitamin A 187 0 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 Maize
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.078 Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 1.77 2.64 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.278 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.215 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.325 2.539 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.023 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.129 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.129 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 0.348 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.137 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.067 0.175 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.185 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.089 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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