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Teff vs Cashew - 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 - 4.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.334g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cashew
Cashew is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (12 mg)
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.
Teff Cashew
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Cashew
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
Teff
29
Cashew
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
128
Cashew

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
Teff
2
:
5
Cashew
Contains more Iron +14.2%
Contains more Calcium +386.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.6%
Contains more Magnesium +58.7%
Contains more Copper +171%
Contains more Zinc +59.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Contains more Iron +14.2%
Contains more Calcium +386.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.6%
Contains more Magnesium +58.7%
Contains more Copper +171%
Contains more Zinc +59.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.2%
Equal in Sodium - 12

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
Teff
5
:
7
Cashew
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1025%
Contains more Vitamin K +1694.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.423
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.864
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +365.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +1025%
Contains more Vitamin K +1694.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.423
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.864

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
80%
Teff
109%
Cashew
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
30%
Cashew
Fats
11%
Teff
202%
Cashew

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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 Teff Cashew Opinion
Calories 367 553 Cashew
Protein 13.3 18.22 Cashew
Fats 2.38 43.85 Cashew
Vitamin C 0.5 Cashew
Carbs 73.13 30.19 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Cashew
Iron 7.63 6.68 Teff
Calcium 180 37 Teff
Potassium 427 660 Cashew
Magnesium 184 292 Cashew
Sugars 1.84 5.91 Cashew
Fiber 8 3.3 Teff
Copper 0.81 2.195 Cashew
Zinc 3.63 5.78 Cashew
Starch 36.56 23.49 Teff
Phosphorus 429 593 Cashew
Sodium 12 12
Vitamin A 9 0 Teff
Vitamin E 0.08 0.9 Cashew
Vitamin D 0 Cashew
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.423 Cashew
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.058 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 1.062 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.864 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.417 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Cashew
Vitamin K 1.9 34.1 Cashew
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cashew
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.449 7.783 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 23.797 Cashew
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 7.845 Cashew
Tryptophan 0.139 0.287 Cashew
Threonine 0.51 0.688 Cashew
Isoleucine 0.501 0.789 Cashew
Leucine 1.068 1.472 Cashew
Lysine 0.376 0.928 Cashew
Methionine 0.428 0.362 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.951 Cashew
Valine 0.686 1.094 Cashew
Histidine 0.301 0.456 Cashew
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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