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Brazil nut vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Brazil nut and Teff

  • Brazil nut has more Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin E , however Teff is richer in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Brazil nut covers your daily Selenium needs 3477% more than Teff.
  • Teff has 71 times less Vitamin E than Brazil nut. Brazil nut has 5.65mg of Vitamin E , while Teff has 0.08mg.
  • Teff contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Nuts, brazilnuts, dried, unblanched and Teff, uncooked.

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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 Magnesium +104.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Copper +115.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +214%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 92% 269% 311% 59% 1% 111% 581%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Magnesium +104.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +54.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Copper +115.2%
Contains more Calcium +12.5%
Contains more Iron +214%

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 +6962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +377.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 114% 0% 3% 155% 9% 6% 12% 24% 17% 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 E +6962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1040%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +412%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +377.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brazil nut Teff Opinion
Net carbs 4.24g 65.13g Teff
Protein 14.32g 13.3g Brazil nut
Fats 67.1g 2.38g Brazil nut
Carbs 11.74g 73.13g Teff
Calories 659kcal 367kcal Brazil nut
Starch 0.25g 36.56g Teff
Fructose 0g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 2.33g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 7.5g 8g Teff
Calcium 160mg 180mg Teff
Iron 2.43mg 7.63mg Teff
Magnesium 376mg 184mg Brazil nut
Phosphorus 725mg 429mg Brazil nut
Potassium 659mg 427mg Brazil nut
Sodium 3mg 12mg Brazil nut
Zinc 4.06mg 3.63mg Brazil nut
Copper 1.743mg 0.81mg Brazil nut
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Teff
Vitamin E 5.65mg 0.08mg Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0IU IU Brazil nut
Vitamin D 0µg µg Brazil nut
Vitamin C 0.7mg mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B1 0.617mg 0.39mg Brazil nut
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.27mg Teff
Vitamin B3 0.295mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.184mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.101mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 22µg µg Brazil nut
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Brazil nut
Vitamin K 0µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.135mg 0.139mg Teff
Threonine 0.365mg 0.51mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.518mg 0.501mg Brazil nut
Leucine 1.19mg 1.068mg Brazil nut
Lysine 0.49mg 0.376mg Brazil nut
Methionine 1.124mg 0.428mg Brazil nut
Phenylalanine 0.639mg 0.698mg Teff
Valine 0.76mg 0.686mg Brazil nut
Histidine 0.409mg 0.301mg Brazil nut
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 16.134g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 23.879g 0.589g Brazil nut
Polyunsaturated fat 24.399g 1.071g Brazil nut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brazil nut 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
28
Brazil nut
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
184
Brazil nut
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
86%
Brazil nut
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
12%
Brazil nut
73%
Teff
Fats
310%
Brazil nut
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
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 - 15.685g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Brazil nut
Brazil nut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Brazil nut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170569/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.