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Soybean vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Soybean and Teff

  • Soybean has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, Selenium, and Magnesium, however Teff is richer in Manganese.
  • Teff covers your daily Manganese needs 292% more than Soybean.
  • Teff has 25 times less Vitamin K than Soybean. Soybean has 47µg of Vitamin K, while Teff has 1.9µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Soybeans, mature seeds, 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
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Teff
Contains more Calcium +53.9%
Contains more Iron +105.8%
Contains more Magnesium +52.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.1%
Contains more Potassium +320.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.7%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 84% 589% 200% 302% 159% 1% 134% 553%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +53.9%
Contains more Iron +105.8%
Contains more Magnesium +52.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.1%
Contains more Potassium +320.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Zinc +34.7%
Contains more Copper +104.7%

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 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 17% 0% 20% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 282% 0% 118%
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 +144.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +962.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +124.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +222.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.9%

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 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 ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Teff Opinion
Net carbs 20.86g 65.13g Teff
Protein 36.49g 13.3g Soybean
Fats 19.94g 2.38g Soybean
Carbs 30.16g 73.13g Teff
Calories 446kcal 367kcal Soybean
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 7.33g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 9.3g 8g Soybean
Calcium 277mg 180mg Soybean
Iron 15.7mg 7.63mg Soybean
Magnesium 280mg 184mg Soybean
Phosphorus 704mg 429mg Soybean
Potassium 1797mg 427mg Soybean
Sodium 2mg 12mg Soybean
Zinc 4.89mg 3.63mg Soybean
Copper 1.658mg 0.81mg Soybean
Vitamin A 22IU 9IU Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85mg 0.08mg Soybean
Vitamin D 0IU IU Soybean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Soybean
Vitamin C 6mg mg Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.874mg 0.39mg Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87mg 0.27mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.793mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.377mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 375µg µg Soybean
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Soybean
Vitamin K 47µg 1.9µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591mg 0.139mg Soybean
Threonine 1.766mg 0.51mg Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971mg 0.501mg Soybean
Leucine 3.309mg 1.068mg Soybean
Lysine 2.706mg 0.376mg Soybean
Methionine 0.547mg 0.428mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122mg 0.698mg Soybean
Valine 2.029mg 0.686mg Soybean
Histidine 1.097mg 0.301mg Soybean
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 2.884g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404g 0.589g Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255g 1.071g Soybean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean 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
85
Soybean
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
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
219%
Soybean
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
73%
Teff
Fats
92%
Soybean
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.49g)
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 - 2.435g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 43)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean 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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.