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Tempeh vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 786mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.279g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Cereal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh Cereal
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
304
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
45
Tempeh
111
Cereal

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
6
:
2
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +1010%
Contains more Potassium +292.4%
Contains more Magnesium +326.3%
Contains more Copper +308.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +1161.5%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +1010%
Contains more Potassium +292.4%
Contains more Magnesium +326.3%
Contains more Copper +308.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +245.5%
Contains less Sodium -98.9%
Contains more Iron +1161.5%
Contains more Zinc +566.7%

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
Tempeh
4
:
8
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7961.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +981%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1022%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2684.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +7961.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +981%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1022%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2684.2%

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
122%
Tempeh
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
87%
Cereal
Fats
50%
Tempeh
5%
Cereal

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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 Cereal Opinion
Calories 192 378 Cereal
Protein 20.29 6.06 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 1.08 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 7.64 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Tempeh
Iron 2.7 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 111 10 Tempeh
Potassium 412 105 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 19 Tempeh
Sugars 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 Cereal
Copper 0.56 0.137 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 7.6 Cereal
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Phosphorus 266 77 Tempeh
Sodium 9 795 Tempeh
Vitamin A 0 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B1 0.078 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.358 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 2.64 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.278 0.226 Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0 Cereal
Folic acid (B9) 0 Tempeh
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.26 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.204 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.354 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 0.066 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 0.241 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 0.26 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 0.767 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 0.113 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 0.13 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893 0.365 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 0.344 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 0.162 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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