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Tempeh vs Bulgur - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.307g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Tempeh Bulgur
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh Bulgur
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
14
Tempeh
20
Bulgur
Mineral Summary Score
45
Tempeh
49
Bulgur

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
Tempeh
5
:
3
Bulgur
Contains more Calcium +217.1%
Contains more Copper +67.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.46
Equal in Potassium - 410
Contains more Calcium +217.1%
Contains more Copper +67.2%
Contains less Sodium -47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +69.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.46
Equal in Potassium - 410

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
Tempeh
2
:
7
Bulgur
Contains more Vitamin B2 +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +211.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +197.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +275.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +59.1%

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
122%
Tempeh
74%
Bulgur
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
76%
Bulgur
Fats
50%
Tempeh
6%
Bulgur

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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 Tempeh Bulgur Opinion
Calories 192 342 Bulgur
Protein 20.29 12.29 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 1.33 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.64 75.87 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.7 2.46 Tempeh
Calcium 111 35 Tempeh
Potassium 412 410 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 164 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 Bulgur
Fiber 12.5 Bulgur
Copper 0.56 0.335 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 1.93 Bulgur
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Phosphorus 266 300 Bulgur
Sodium 9 17 Tempeh
Vitamin A 0 9 Bulgur
Vitamin E 0.06 Bulgur
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.232 Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.358 0.115 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 5.114 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 0.278 1.045 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.342 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Tempeh
Vitamin K 1.9 Bulgur
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.232 Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.173 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.541 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 0.19 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 0.354 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 0.455 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 0.83 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 0.339 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 0.19 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.893 0.58 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 0.554 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 0.285 Tempeh
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