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Seed vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Seed and Tempeh

  • Seed has more Phosphorus, Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, however Tempeh is richer in Selenium.
  • Seed covers your daily Selenium needs 100% more than Tempeh.
  • Tempeh has 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Seed. Seed has 0.62mg of Vitamin B1, while Tempeh has 0.078mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seeds, chia seeds, dried 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
Seed
6
:
2
Tempeh
Contains more Calcium +468.5%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Magnesium +313.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +223.3%
Contains more Zinc +301.8%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 412
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Contains more Calcium +468.5%
Contains more Iron +185.9%
Contains more Magnesium +313.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +223.3%
Contains more Zinc +301.8%
Contains more Copper +65%
Contains less Sodium -43.8%
Equal in Potassium - 412

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
Seed
6
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5
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.5%
Contains more Folate +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +694.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +234.5%
Contains more Folate +104.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Tempeh Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 7.64g Seed
Protein 16.54g 20.29g Tempeh
Fats 30.74g 10.8g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 7.64g Seed
Calories 486kcal 192kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 34.4g g Seed
Calcium 631mg 111mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 2.7mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 81mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 266mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 412mg Tempeh
Sodium 16mg 9mg Tempeh
Zinc 4.58mg 1.14mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.56mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 0IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg mg Seed
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tempeh
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tempeh
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.078mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.358mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 2.64mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.278mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Folate 49µg 24µg Seed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.08µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.194mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.796mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.88mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.371mg 1.43mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.97mg 0.908mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.175mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.893mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.92mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.466mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g 0g Tempeh
Saturated Fat 3.33g 2.539g Tempeh
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 3.205g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 4.3g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seed Tempeh
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
35
Seed
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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
99%
Seed
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
8%
Tempeh
Fats
142%
Seed
50%
Tempeh

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.791g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (15)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.