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Almond vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Almond and Teff

  • Almond has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Copper, Magnesium, and Fiber, while Teff has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1.
  • Teff covers your daily need of Manganese 307% more than Almond.
  • Almond contains 320 times more Vitamin E than Teff. While Almond contains 25.63mg of Vitamin E , Teff contains only 0.08mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Teff is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Nuts, almonds and Teff, uncooked.

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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
Almond
6
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2
Teff
Contains more Calcium +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%

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
Almond
7
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5
Teff
Contains more Vitamin E +31937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.363
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +31937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.363

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Almond Teff
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Almond Teff Opinion
Net carbs 9.05g 65.13g Teff
Protein 21.15g 13.3g Almond
Fats 49.93g 2.38g Almond
Carbs 21.55g 73.13g Teff
Calories 579kcal 367kcal Almond
Starch 0.72g 36.56g Teff
Fructose 0.11g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 4.35g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 12.5g 8g Almond
Calcium 269mg 180mg Almond
Iron 3.71mg 7.63mg Teff
Magnesium 270mg 184mg Almond
Phosphorus 481mg 429mg Almond
Potassium 733mg 427mg Almond
Sodium 1mg 12mg Almond
Zinc 3.12mg 3.63mg Teff
Copper 1.031mg 0.81mg Almond
Vitamin A 2IU 9IU Teff
Vitamin E 25.63mg 0.08mg Almond
Vitamin D 0IU IU Almond
Vitamin D 0µg µg Almond
Vitamin C 0mg mg Almond
Vitamin B1 0.205mg 0.39mg Teff
Vitamin B2 1.138mg 0.27mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.618mg 3.363mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.471mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.137mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 44µg µg Almond
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Almond
Vitamin K 0µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.211mg 0.139mg Almond
Threonine 0.601mg 0.51mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.751mg 0.501mg Almond
Leucine 1.473mg 1.068mg Almond
Lysine 0.568mg 0.376mg Almond
Methionine 0.157mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine 1.132mg 0.698mg Almond
Valine 0.855mg 0.686mg Almond
Histidine 0.539mg 0.301mg Almond
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0.015g g Teff
Saturated Fat 3.802g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 31.551g 0.589g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 12.329g 1.071g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Almond Teff
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
82
Almond
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
139
Almond
133
Teff

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 food.
Protein
127%
Almond
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
22%
Almond
73%
Teff
Fats
230%
Almond
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.51g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.353g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/nutrients
  2. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.