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Tempeh vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 361mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.908g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Tempeh Refried beans
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
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
Tempeh Refried beans
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
8
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
45
Tempeh
24
Refried beans

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
8
:
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +282.8%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains more Magnesium +131.4%
Contains more Copper +334.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Iron +87.5%
Contains more Calcium +282.8%
Contains more Potassium +29.2%
Contains more Magnesium +131.4%
Contains more Copper +334.1%
Contains more Zinc +96.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +619.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.076
Contains more Vitamin B2 +353.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +619.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +108.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.076

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
14%
Refried beans
Fats
50%
Tempeh
9%
Refried beans

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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 Refried beans Opinion
Calories 192 90 Tempeh
Protein 20.29 4.98 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 2.01 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 6 Refried beans
Carbs 7.64 13.55 Refried beans
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.7 1.44 Tempeh
Calcium 111 29 Tempeh
Potassium 412 319 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 35 Tempeh
Sugars 0.54 Refried beans
Fiber 3.7 Refried beans
Copper 0.56 0.129 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 0.58 Tempeh
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 266 92 Tempeh
Sodium 9 370 Tempeh
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.09 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.076 Tempeh
Vitamin B2 0.358 0.079 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 0.367 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278 0.189 Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.103 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Tempeh
Vitamin K 2.1 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.016 Tempeh
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.631 Refried beans
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.601 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.543 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 0.065 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 0.231 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 0.242 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 0.438 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 0.377 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 0.083 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893 0.297 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 0.287 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 153 Refried beans
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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