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Sunflower seed vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.916g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (9 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.
Sunflower seed Tempeh
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sunflower seed 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
105
Sunflower seed
14
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
122
Sunflower seed
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 +94.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.6%
Contains more Magnesium +301.2%
Contains more Copper +221.4%
Contains more Zinc +338.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.1%
Contains more Calcium +42.3%
Equal in Sodium - 9
Contains more Iron +94.4%
Contains more Potassium +56.6%
Contains more Magnesium +301.2%
Contains more Copper +221.4%
Contains more Zinc +338.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +148.1%
Contains more Calcium +42.3%
Equal in Sodium - 9

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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Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1797.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.358
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1797.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +215.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +306.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +525.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.358

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
125%
Sunflower seed
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
20%
Sunflower seed
8%
Tempeh
Fats
238%
Sunflower seed
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 Sunflower seed Tempeh Opinion
Calories 584 192 Sunflower seed
Protein 20.78 20.29 Sunflower seed
Fats 51.46 10.8 Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 1.4 0 Sunflower seed
Carbs 20 7.64 Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.25 2.7 Sunflower seed
Calcium 78 111 Tempeh
Potassium 645 412 Sunflower seed
Magnesium 325 81 Sunflower seed
Sugars 2.62 Sunflower seed
Fiber 8.6 Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8 0.56 Sunflower seed
Zinc 5 1.14 Sunflower seed
Starch
Phosphorus 660 266 Sunflower seed
Sodium 9 9
Vitamin A 50 0 Sunflower seed
Vitamin E 35.17 Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.48 0.078 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 8.335 2.64 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 1.13 0.278 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345 0.215 Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0 Sunflower seed
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 4.455 2.539 Tempeh
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528 3.205 Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137 4.3 Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.348 0.194 Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928 0.796 Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139 0.88 Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659 1.43 Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937 0.908 Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494 0.175 Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169 0.893 Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315 0.92 Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632 0.466 Sunflower seed
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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