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Teff vs Brown rice - 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 - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 1.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.189g)
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 Brown rice
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 Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Brown rice
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
10
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
14
Brown rice

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 +1262.5%
Contains more Calcium +5900%
Contains more Potassium +396.5%
Contains more Magnesium +371.8%
Contains more Copper +664.2%
Contains more Zinc +411.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +316.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +1262.5%
Contains more Calcium +5900%
Contains more Potassium +396.5%
Contains more Magnesium +371.8%
Contains more Copper +664.2%
Contains more Zinc +411.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +316.5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +119.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +291.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +291.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +850%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +119.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +291.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +291.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +850%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%

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
16%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
26%
Brown rice
Fats
11%
Teff
4%
Brown rice

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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 Brown rice Opinion
Calories 367 123 Teff
Protein 13.3 2.74 Teff
Fats 2.38 0.97 Teff
Vitamin C 0 Brown rice
Carbs 73.13 25.58 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Brown rice
Iron 7.63 0.56 Teff
Calcium 180 3 Teff
Potassium 427 86 Teff
Magnesium 184 39 Teff
Sugars 1.84 0.24 Teff
Fiber 8 1.6 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.106 Teff
Zinc 3.63 0.71 Teff
Starch 36.56 24.79 Teff
Phosphorus 429 103 Teff
Sodium 12 4 Brown rice
Vitamin A 9 0 Teff
Vitamin E 0.08 0.17 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 Brown rice
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.178 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.069 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 2.561 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.38 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.123 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Brown rice
Vitamin K 1.9 0.2 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 0 Brown rice
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 0.26 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.369 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.366 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.033 Teff
Threonine 0.51 0.095 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.109 Teff
Leucine 1.068 0.214 Teff
Lysine 0.376 0.099 Teff
Methionine 0.428 0.058 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.133 Teff
Valine 0.686 0.151 Teff
Histidine 0.301 0.066 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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