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Seed 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 Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.881g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Seed
Seed contains less Sugars (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Seed Teff
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
25
Seed
24
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
137
Seed
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
Seed
6
:
2
Teff
Contains more Calcium +250.6%
Contains more Magnesium +82.1%
Contains more Copper +14.1%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.5%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Iron - 7.63
Equal in Potassium - 427
Contains more Calcium +250.6%
Contains more Magnesium +82.1%
Contains more Copper +14.1%
Contains more Zinc +26.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +100.5%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Iron - 7.63
Equal in Potassium - 427

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
Seed
6
:
4
Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +525%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +525%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +162.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.8%

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
99%
Seed
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
73%
Teff
Fats
142%
Seed
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 Seed Teff Opinion
Calories 486 367 Seed
Protein 16.54 13.3 Seed
Fats 30.74 2.38 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 Seed
Carbs 42.12 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D
Iron 7.72 7.63 Seed
Calcium 631 180 Seed
Potassium 407 427 Teff
Magnesium 335 184 Seed
Sugars 1.84 Teff
Fiber 34.4 8 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.81 Seed
Zinc 4.58 3.63 Seed
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 860 429 Seed
Sodium 16 12 Teff
Vitamin A 54 9 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 0.08 Seed
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.39 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.27 Teff
Vitamin B3 8.83 3.363 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.942 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Seed
Vitamin K 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9)
Trans Fat 0.14 Teff
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.449 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.589 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 1.071 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 0.139 Seed
Threonine 0.709 0.51 Seed
Isoleucine 0.801 0.501 Seed
Leucine 1.371 1.068 Seed
Lysine 0.97 0.376 Seed
Methionine 0.588 0.428 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 0.698 Seed
Valine 0.95 0.686 Seed
Histidine 0.531 0.301 Seed
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.