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Teff vs Brazil nut - 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 - 0.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 15.685g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Brazil nut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Brazil nut
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
20
Brazil nut
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
123
Brazil nut

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
:
Contains more Iron +214%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +104.3%
Contains more Copper +115.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Iron +214%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains more Magnesium +104.3%
Contains more Copper +115.2%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +377.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +6962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +377.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +6962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.2%

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
86%
Brazil nut
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
12%
Brazil nut
Fats
11%
Teff
310%
Brazil nut

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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 Brazil nut Opinion
Calories 367 659 Brazil nut
Protein 13.3 14.32 Brazil nut
Fats 2.38 67.1 Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7 Brazil nut
Carbs 73.13 11.74 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Iron 7.63 2.43 Teff
Calcium 180 160 Teff
Potassium 427 659 Brazil nut
Magnesium 184 376 Brazil nut
Sugars 1.84 2.33 Brazil nut
Fiber 8 7.5 Teff
Copper 0.81 1.743 Brazil nut
Zinc 3.63 4.06 Brazil nut
Starch 36.56 0.25 Teff
Phosphorus 429 725 Brazil nut
Sodium 12 3 Brazil nut
Vitamin A 9 0 Teff
Vitamin E 0.08 5.65 Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0 Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.617 Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.035 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 0.295 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.184 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.101 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Brazil nut
Vitamin K 1.9 0 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 0 Brazil nut
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.449 16.134 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 23.879 Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 24.399 Brazil nut
Tryptophan 0.139 0.135 Teff
Threonine 0.51 0.365 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.518 Brazil nut
Leucine 1.068 1.19 Brazil nut
Lysine 0.376 0.49 Brazil nut
Methionine 0.428 1.124 Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.639 Teff
Valine 0.686 0.76 Brazil nut
Histidine 0.301 0.409 Brazil nut
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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