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Cornmeal vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cornmeal and Tempeh?

  • Cornmeal is richer in Folate, Vitamin B1, Iron, and Vitamin B3, yet Tempeh is richer in Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Selenium, and Magnesium.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 54% higher.
  • Cornmeal has 9 times more Folate than Tempeh. Cornmeal has 209µg of Folate, while Tempeh has 24µg.
  • Cornmeal contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Tempeh types in this comparison.

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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 +61.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Magnesium +153.1%
Contains more Copper +636.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 34% 37% 58% 187% 32% 114% 2%
Contains more Iron +61.5%
Contains less Sodium -22.2%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Potassium +190.1%
Contains more Magnesium +153.1%
Contains more Copper +636.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +168.7%

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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Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.2%
Contains more Folate +770.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.358
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 13% 3% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 0% 0% 157%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 10% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +606.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.2%
Contains more Folate +770.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.358

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
46
Cornmeal
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
70
Tempeh

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
43%
Cornmeal
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
8%
Tempeh
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
50%
Tempeh

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.
Cornmeal Tempeh
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cornmeal Tempeh
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 53)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.319g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Tempeh Opinion
Calories 370 192 Cornmeal
Protein 7.11 20.29 Tempeh
Fats 1.75 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 79.45 7.64 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 2.7 Cornmeal
Calcium 3 111 Tempeh
Potassium 142 412 Tempeh
Magnesium 32 81 Tempeh
Sugar 1.61 Tempeh
Fiber 3.9 Cornmeal
Copper 0.076 0.56 Tempeh
Zinc 0.66 1.14 Tempeh
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99 266 Tempeh
Sodium 7 9 Cornmeal
Vitamin A 214 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.551 0.078 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382 0.358 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968 2.64 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24 0.278 Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.182 0.215 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0 Cornmeal
Folate 209 24 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.22 2.539 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.038 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.172 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.242 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 1.006 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.105 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.162 0.175 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.366 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.337 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.172 0.466 Tempeh
Fructose 0.17 Cornmeal

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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients
  2. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.