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Teff vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Teff
Teff contains less Sugars (difference - 8.51g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 783mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.189g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol ( mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Cereal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Cereal
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
304
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
111
Cereal

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
6
:
2
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Potassium +306.7%
Contains more Magnesium +868.4%
Contains more Copper +491.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +457.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Iron +346.4%
Contains more Zinc +109.4%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Potassium +306.7%
Contains more Magnesium +868.4%
Contains more Copper +491.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +457.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.5%
Contains more Iron +346.4%
Contains more Zinc +109.4%

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
2
:
6
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin B5 +316.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30922.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1512.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +780.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1141.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.08
Contains more Vitamin B5 +316.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30922.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1512.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1333.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +780.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1141.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.08

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
87%
Cereal
Fats
11%
Teff
5%
Cereal

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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 Cereal Opinion
Calories 367 378 Cereal
Protein 13.3 6.06 Teff
Fats 2.38 1.08 Teff
Vitamin C 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 73.13 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol
Vitamin D
Iron 7.63 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 180 10 Teff
Potassium 427 105 Teff
Magnesium 184 19 Teff
Sugars 1.84 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 8 1.4 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.137 Teff
Zinc 3.63 7.6 Cereal
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 77 Teff
Sodium 12 795 Teff
Vitamin A 9 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 0.08
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.39 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.27 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 3.363 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.226 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12
Vitamin K 1.9 0 Teff
Folic acid (B9)
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.449 0.26 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.204 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.354 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.066 Teff
Threonine 0.51 0.241 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.26 Teff
Leucine 1.068 0.767 Teff
Lysine 0.376 0.113 Teff
Methionine 0.428 0.13 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.365 Teff
Valine 0.686 0.344 Teff
Histidine 0.301 0.162 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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