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Cumin vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cumin and Teff?

  • Cumin is richer in Iron, Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, Zinc, Fiber, and Phosphorus, yet Teff is richer in Manganese.
  • Cumin's daily need coverage for Iron is 734% higher.
  • Cumin has 42 times more Vitamin E than Teff. Cumin has 3.33mg of Vitamin E , while Teff has 0.08mg.

We used Spices, cumin seed and Teff, uncooked 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
Cumin
7
:
1
Teff
Contains more Calcium +417.2%
Contains more Iron +769.7%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Zinc +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.81
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +417.2%
Contains more Iron +769.7%
Contains more Magnesium +98.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.3%
Contains more Potassium +318.7%
Contains more Zinc +32.2%
Contains less Sodium -92.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.81

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
Cumin
10
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2
Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +14011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +4062.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14%
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 +14011.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +4062.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +184.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cumin Teff Opinion
Net carbs 33.74g 65.13g Teff
Protein 17.81g 13.3g Cumin
Fats 22.27g 2.38g Cumin
Carbs 44.24g 73.13g Teff
Calories 375kcal 367kcal Cumin
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 2.25g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 10.5g 8g Cumin
Calcium 931mg 180mg Cumin
Iron 66.36mg 7.63mg Cumin
Magnesium 366mg 184mg Cumin
Phosphorus 499mg 429mg Cumin
Potassium 1788mg 427mg Cumin
Sodium 168mg 12mg Teff
Zinc 4.8mg 3.63mg Cumin
Copper 0.867mg 0.81mg Cumin
Vitamin A 1270IU 9IU Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg 0.08mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0IU IU Cumin
Vitamin D 0µg µg Cumin
Vitamin C 7.7mg mg Cumin
Vitamin B1 0.628mg 0.39mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.327mg 0.27mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.579mg 3.363mg Cumin
Vitamin B5 mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.435mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 10µg µg Cumin
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg 1.9µg Cumin
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 g g
Saturated Fat 1.535g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 14.04g 0.589g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 3.279g 1.071g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cumin 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
51
Cumin
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
480
Cumin
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
107%
Cumin
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
44%
Cumin
73%
Teff
Fats
103%
Cumin
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 156mg)
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 - 1.086g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cumin
Cumin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin 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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.