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Teff vs Cornmeal - 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 glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 69)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 0.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.229g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins

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 Cornmeal
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Cornmeal
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
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
21
Cornmeal

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
7
:
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +5900%
Contains more Potassium +200.7%
Contains more Magnesium +475%
Contains more Copper +965.8%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%
Contains more Iron +75%
Contains more Calcium +5900%
Contains more Potassium +200.7%
Contains more Magnesium +475%
Contains more Copper +965.8%
Contains more Zinc +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains less Sodium -41.7%

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B5 +292.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2277.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +292.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +164.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +2277.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +47.7%

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
11%
Teff
8%
Cornmeal

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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 Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 367 370 Cornmeal
Protein 13.3 7.11 Teff
Fats 2.38 1.75 Teff
Vitamin C 0 Cornmeal
Carbs 73.13 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Cornmeal
Iron 7.63 4.36 Teff
Calcium 180 3 Teff
Potassium 427 142 Teff
Magnesium 184 32 Teff
Sugars 1.84 1.61 Teff
Fiber 8 3.9 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.076 Teff
Zinc 3.63 0.66 Teff
Starch 36.56 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 429 99 Teff
Sodium 12 7 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 9 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.08 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 3.363 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.24 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.182 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin K 1.9 0 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.39 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.828 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.038 Teff
Threonine 0.51 0.172 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.242 Teff
Leucine 1.068 1.006 Teff
Lysine 0.376 0.105 Teff
Methionine 0.428 0.162 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.366 Teff
Valine 0.686 0.337 Teff
Histidine 0.301 0.172 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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