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Navy bean vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Navy bean and Teff different?

  • Teff is higher than Navy bean in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
  • Teff covers your daily need of Manganese 384% more than Navy bean.

Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, raw and Teff, uncooked types were used in this article.

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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
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Teff
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Iron +295.3%
Contains more Magnesium +82.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +329%
Contains more Potassium +39.1%
Contains more Zinc +307.9%
Contains more Copper +127.5%
Equal in Sodium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 73% 73% 43% 28% 2% 25% 119%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Iron +295.3%
Contains more Magnesium +82.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +329%
Contains more Potassium +39.1%
Contains more Zinc +307.9%
Contains more Copper +127.5%
Equal in Sodium - 12

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 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.39
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 63% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 99% 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 A +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +152.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.39

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Navy bean Teff Opinion
Net carbs 13.05g 65.13g Teff
Protein 6.15g 13.3g Teff
Fats 0.7g 2.38g Teff
Carbs 13.05g 73.13g Teff
Calories 67kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar g 1.84g Navy bean
Fiber g 8g Teff
Calcium 15mg 180mg Teff
Iron 1.93mg 7.63mg Teff
Magnesium 101mg 184mg Teff
Phosphorus 100mg 429mg Teff
Potassium 307mg 427mg Teff
Sodium 13mg 12mg Teff
Zinc 0.89mg 3.63mg Teff
Copper 0.356mg 0.81mg Teff
Vitamin A 4IU 9IU Teff
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Teff
Vitamin D 0IU IU Navy bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Navy bean
Vitamin C 18.8mg mg Navy bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.39mg
Vitamin B2 0.215mg 0.27mg Teff
Vitamin B3 1.22mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.825mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.191mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 132µg µg Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Navy bean
Vitamin K µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.064mg 0.139mg Teff
Threonine 0.258mg 0.51mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.273mg 0.501mg Teff
Leucine 0.442mg 1.068mg Teff
Lysine 0.35mg 0.376mg Teff
Methionine 0.064mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.31mg 0.698mg Teff
Valine 0.316mg 0.686mg Teff
Histidine 0.172mg 0.301mg Teff
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.085g 0.449g Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 0.589g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407g 1.071g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Navy 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
35
Navy bean
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
73%
Teff
Fats
3%
Navy bean
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.364g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.