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Tempeh vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.267g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 49)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Wheat gluten
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
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 Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
45
Tempeh
35
Wheat gluten

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
:
Contains more Potassium +312%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Copper +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +34.1%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Iron +92.6%
Contains more Calcium +27.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 260
Contains more Potassium +312%
Contains more Magnesium +224%
Contains more Copper +207.7%
Contains more Zinc +34.1%
Contains less Sodium -69%
Contains more Iron +92.6%
Contains more Calcium +27.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 260

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 B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
50%
Tempeh
9%
Wheat gluten

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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 Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 192 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 20.29 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 10.8 1.85 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.64 13.79 Wheat gluten
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.7 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 111 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 412 100 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 25 Tempeh
Sugars 0 Wheat gluten
Fiber 0.6 Wheat gluten
Copper 0.56 0.182 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 0.85 Tempeh
Starch
Phosphorus 266 260 Tempeh
Sodium 9 29 Tempeh
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B2 0.358 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215 0 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.272 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.156 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.81 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 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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