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Soybean meal vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Soybean meal and Teff

  • Soybean meal has more Copper, Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B6, while Teff has more Manganese.
  • Teff's daily need coverage for Manganese is 237% higher.
  • Teff contains 6 times less Potassium than Soybean meal. Soybean meal contains 2490mg of Potassium, while Teff contains 427mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Soy meal, defatted, raw 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 Calcium +35.6%
Contains more Iron +79.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.4%
Contains more Potassium +483.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +39.4%
Contains more Copper +146.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 74% 514% 219% 301% 220% 1% 138% 667%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +35.6%
Contains more Iron +79.6%
Contains more Magnesium +66.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.4%
Contains more Potassium +483.1%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +39.4%
Contains more Copper +146.9%

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 A +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 0% 173% 58% 49% 119% 132% 228% 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 A +344.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.27

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean meal Teff Opinion
Net carbs 35.89g 65.13g Teff
Protein 49.2g 13.3g Soybean meal
Fats 2.39g 2.38g Soybean meal
Carbs 35.89g 73.13g Teff
Calories 337kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar g 1.84g Soybean meal
Fiber g 8g Teff
Calcium 244mg 180mg Soybean meal
Iron 13.7mg 7.63mg Soybean meal
Magnesium 306mg 184mg Soybean meal
Phosphorus 701mg 429mg Soybean meal
Potassium 2490mg 427mg Soybean meal
Sodium 3mg 12mg Soybean meal
Zinc 5.06mg 3.63mg Soybean meal
Copper 2mg 0.81mg Soybean meal
Vitamin A 40IU 9IU Soybean meal
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Teff
Vitamin D 0IU IU Soybean meal
Vitamin D 0µg µg Soybean meal
Vitamin C 0mg mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B1 0.691mg 0.39mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.27mg Teff
Vitamin B3 2.587mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 1.976mg 0.942mg Soybean meal
Vitamin B6 0.569mg 0.482mg Soybean meal
Folate 303µg µg Soybean meal
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Soybean meal
Vitamin K µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.653mg 0.139mg Soybean meal
Threonine 1.952mg 0.51mg Soybean meal
Isoleucine 2.18mg 0.501mg Soybean meal
Leucine 3.66mg 1.068mg Soybean meal
Lysine 2.991mg 0.376mg Soybean meal
Methionine 0.606mg 0.428mg Soybean meal
Phenylalanine 2.346mg 0.698mg Soybean meal
Valine 2.243mg 0.686mg Soybean meal
Histidine 1.212mg 0.301mg Soybean meal
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.268g 0.449g Soybean meal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.409g 0.589g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.045g 1.071g Teff

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Soybean meal 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
63
Soybean meal
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
266
Soybean meal
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
295%
Soybean meal
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
36%
Soybean meal
73%
Teff
Fats
11%
Soybean meal
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.181g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean meal
Soybean meal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Soybean meal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172445/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.