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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 Iron +105.8%
Contains more Calcium +53.9%
Contains more Potassium +320.8%
Contains more Magnesium +52.2%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Zinc +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.1%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Contains more Iron +105.8%
Contains more Calcium +53.9%
Contains more Potassium +320.8%
Contains more Magnesium +52.2%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Zinc +34.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.1%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 2% 17% 0% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 0% 118% 282%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 2% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 5% 0%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Soybean Teff
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.49g)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.