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Hummus vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Hummus and Tempeh

  • Hummus has more Folate, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, however Tempeh has more Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Manganese is 23% more.
  • Hummus has 42 times more Sodium than Tempeh. Hummus has 379mg of Sodium, while Tempeh has 9mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Hummus, commercial and Tempeh.

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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
Hummus
1
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7
Tempeh
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Contains more Calcium +192.1%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.1%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.56
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Contains more Calcium +192.1%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.1%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.56

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
Hummus
3
:
5
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 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 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.215

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Tempeh Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 7.64g Hummus
Protein 7.9g 20.29g Tempeh
Fats 9.6g 10.8g Tempeh
Carbs 14.29g 7.64g Hummus
Calories 166kcal 192kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 6g g Hummus
Calcium 38mg 111mg Tempeh
Iron 2.44mg 2.7mg Tempeh
Magnesium 71mg 81mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 176mg 266mg Tempeh
Potassium 228mg 412mg Tempeh
Sodium 379mg 9mg Tempeh
Zinc 1.83mg 1.14mg Hummus
Copper 0.527mg 0.56mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Hummus
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.078mg Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.358mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 2.64mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 0.278mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Folate 83µg 24µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.08µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.194mg Tempeh
Threonine mg 0.796mg Tempeh
Isoleucine mg 0.88mg Tempeh
Leucine mg 1.43mg Tempeh
Lysine mg 0.908mg Tempeh
Methionine mg 0.175mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine mg 0.893mg Tempeh
Valine mg 0.92mg Tempeh
Histidine mg 0.466mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Hummus
Saturated Fat 1.437g 2.539g Hummus
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 3.205g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 4.3g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Hummus Tempeh
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
Hummus
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
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
47%
Hummus
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
8%
Tempeh
Fats
44%
Hummus
50%
Tempeh

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 370mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.