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Broad bean vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Broad bean and Teff

  • Broad bean has more Vitamin K, however Teff is higher in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B5.
  • Teff covers your daily Manganese needs 373% more than Broad bean.
  • Teff contains 22 times less Vitamin K than Broad bean. Broad bean contains 40.9µg of Vitamin K, while Teff contains 1.9µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beans, fava, in pod, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +386.5%
Contains more Iron +392.3%
Contains more Magnesium +457.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.6%
Contains more Potassium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Zinc +263%
Contains more Copper +101.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +386.5%
Contains more Iron +392.3%
Contains more Magnesium +457.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +232.6%
Contains more Potassium +28.6%
Contains less Sodium -52%
Contains more Zinc +263%
Contains more Copper +101.5%

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
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Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin K +2052.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +363.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 24% 0% 13% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 111% 0% 103%
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 A +3600%
Contains more Vitamin E +1350%
Contains more Vitamin K +2052.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +193.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +363.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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.
Broad bean Teff
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broad bean Teff Opinion
Net carbs 10.13g 65.13g Teff
Protein 7.92g 13.3g Teff
Fats 0.73g 2.38g Teff
Carbs 17.63g 73.13g Teff
Calories 88kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 9.21g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 7.5g 8g Teff
Calcium 37mg 180mg Teff
Iron 1.55mg 7.63mg Teff
Magnesium 33mg 184mg Teff
Phosphorus 129mg 429mg Teff
Potassium 332mg 427mg Teff
Sodium 25mg 12mg Teff
Zinc 1mg 3.63mg Teff
Copper 0.402mg 0.81mg Teff
Vitamin A 333IU 9IU Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16mg 0.08mg Broad bean
Vitamin D 0IU IU Broad bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7mg mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.133mg 0.39mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.29mg 0.27mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.225mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.104mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 148µg µg Broad bean
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Broad bean
Vitamin K 40.9µg 1.9µg Broad bean
Tryptophan mg 0.139mg Teff
Threonine mg 0.51mg Teff
Isoleucine mg 0.501mg Teff
Leucine mg 1.068mg Teff
Lysine mg 0.376mg Teff
Methionine mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine mg 0.698mg Teff
Valine mg 0.686mg Teff
Histidine mg 0.301mg Teff
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.118g 0.449g Broad bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104g 0.589g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342g 1.071g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean 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
37
Broad bean
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
43
Broad bean
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
48%
Broad bean
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
73%
Teff
Fats
3%
Broad bean
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.37g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.331g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/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.