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Millet 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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.274g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 71)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Millet
Millet contains less Sugars (difference - 1.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Millet Teff
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Millet 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
24
Millet
24
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
48
Millet
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
Millet
1
:
7
Teff
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +153.5%
Contains more Calcium +2150%
Contains more Potassium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +61.4%
Contains more Zinc +116.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.5%
Equal in Copper - 0.81
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +153.5%
Contains more Calcium +2150%
Contains more Potassium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +61.4%
Contains more Zinc +116.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.5%
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
Millet
7
:
5
Teff
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.39
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +60%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +111.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.39
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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
66%
Millet
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
73%
Millet
73%
Teff
Fats
19%
Millet
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 Millet Teff Opinion
Calories 378 367 Millet
Protein 11.02 13.3 Teff
Fats 4.22 2.38 Millet
Vitamin C 0 Millet
Carbs 72.85 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Millet
Iron 3.01 7.63 Teff
Calcium 8 180 Teff
Potassium 195 427 Teff
Magnesium 114 184 Teff
Sugars 1.84 Teff
Fiber 8.5 8 Millet
Copper 0.75 0.81 Teff
Zinc 1.68 3.63 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 285 429 Teff
Sodium 5 12 Millet
Vitamin A 0 9 Teff
Vitamin E 0.05 0.08 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Millet
Vitamin B1 0.421 0.39 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.27 Millet
Vitamin B3 4.72 3.363 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.848 0.942 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.384 0.482 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Millet
Vitamin K 0.9 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 0 Millet
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.723 0.449 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.773 0.589 Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 2.134 1.071 Millet
Tryptophan 0.119 0.139 Teff
Threonine 0.353 0.51 Teff
Isoleucine 0.465 0.501 Teff
Leucine 1.4 1.068 Millet
Lysine 0.212 0.376 Teff
Methionine 0.221 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.698 Teff
Valine 0.578 0.686 Teff
Histidine 0.236 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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