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Cocoa solids vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cocoa solids and Teff?

  • Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Zinc, yet Teff is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 331% more.
  • Cocoa solids have 18 times more Saturated Fat than Teff. While Cocoa solids have 8.07g of Saturated Fat, Teff has only 0.449g.

We used Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Teff, uncooked types 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
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Magnesium +171.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains more Potassium +256.9%
Contains more Zinc +87.6%
Contains more Copper +367.7%
Contains more Calcium +40.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 520% 357% 315% 135% 3% 186% 1263%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Magnesium +171.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Contains more Potassium +256.9%
Contains more Zinc +87.6%
Contains more Copper +367.7%
Contains more Calcium +40.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%

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 E +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 24% 0% 7%
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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Teff Opinion
Net carbs 20.9g 65.13g Teff
Protein 19.6g 13.3g Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7g 2.38g Cocoa solids
Carbs 57.9g 73.13g Teff
Calories 228kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 1.75g 1.84g Cocoa solids
Fiber 37g 8g Cocoa solids
Calcium 128mg 180mg Teff
Iron 13.86mg 7.63mg Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499mg 184mg Cocoa solids
Phosphorus 734mg 429mg Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524mg 427mg Cocoa solids
Sodium 21mg 12mg Teff
Zinc 6.81mg 3.63mg Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788mg 0.81mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Teff
Vitamin E 0.1mg 0.08mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0mg mg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.39mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.241mg 0.27mg Teff
Vitamin B3 2.185mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.254mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.118mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 32µg µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Cocoa solids
Vitamin K 2.5µg 1.9µg Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293mg 0.139mg Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776mg 0.51mg Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76mg 0.501mg Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189mg 1.068mg Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983mg 0.376mg Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.698mg Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177mg 0.686mg Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339mg 0.301mg Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 8.07g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57g 0.589g Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44g 1.071g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids 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
16
Cocoa solids
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
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
118%
Cocoa solids
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
73%
Teff
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
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 - 7.621g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.