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Khorasan wheat vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Teff
Teff contains less Sugars (difference - 6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
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.
Khorasan wheat Teff
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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
Khorasan wheat Teff
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
27
Khorasan wheat
24
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
58
Khorasan wheat
85
Teff

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
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6
Teff
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Equal in Potassium - 427
Equal in Zinc - 3.63
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Equal in Potassium - 427
Equal in Zinc - 3.63

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
:
3
Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.942
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.9
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.942
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.9

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
87%
Khorasan wheat
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
73%
Teff
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
11%
Teff

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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 Khorasan wheat Teff Opinion
Calories 337 367 Teff
Protein 14.54 13.3 Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13 2.38 Teff
Vitamin C 0 Khorasan wheat
Carbs 70.58 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D
Iron 3.77 7.63 Teff
Calcium 22 180 Teff
Potassium 403 427 Teff
Magnesium 130 184 Teff
Sugars 7.84 1.84 Khorasan wheat
Fiber 11.1 8 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506 0.81 Teff
Zinc 3.68 3.63 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 36.56 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364 429 Teff
Sodium 5 12 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10 9 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61 0.08 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D
Vitamin B1 0.566 0.39 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184 0.27 Teff
Vitamin B3 6.375 3.363 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949 0.942 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259 0.482 Teff
Vitamin B12
Vitamin K 1.8 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9)
Trans Fat 0.005 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.196 0.449 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213 0.589 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621 1.071 Teff
Tryptophan 0.13 0.139 Teff
Threonine 0.442 0.51 Teff
Isoleucine 0.566 0.501 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112 1.068 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416 0.376 Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.772 0.698 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687 0.686 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379 0.301 Khorasan wheat
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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