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Teff vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 1.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Tempeh
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Tempeh
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
14
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
45
Tempeh

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
:
1
Tempeh
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Calcium +62.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.2%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Contains more Zinc +218.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.3%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Potassium - 412
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Calcium +62.2%
Contains more Magnesium +127.2%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Contains more Zinc +218.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.3%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Equal in Potassium - 412

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
:
5
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +124.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
8%
Tempeh
Fats
11%
Teff
50%
Tempeh

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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 Tempeh Opinion
Calories 367 192 Teff
Protein 13.3 20.29 Tempeh
Fats 2.38 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 Tempeh
Carbs 73.13 7.64 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Tempeh
Iron 7.63 2.7 Teff
Calcium 180 111 Teff
Potassium 427 412 Teff
Magnesium 184 81 Teff
Sugars 1.84 Teff
Fiber 8 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.56 Teff
Zinc 3.63 1.14 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 266 Teff
Sodium 12 9 Tempeh
Vitamin A 9 0 Teff
Vitamin E 0.08 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.078 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 3.363 2.64 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.278 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.215 Teff
Vitamin B12 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 0 Tempeh
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 2.539 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.139 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.51 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.501 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 1.068 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.376 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.428 0.175 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.686 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.301 0.466 Tempeh
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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