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Tarragon vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tarragon and Teff

  • Tarragon has more Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3, while Teff has more Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, and Phosphorus.
  • Tarragon covers your daily need of Iron 308% more than Teff.
  • Tarragon contains 7 times more Potassium than Teff. While Tarragon contains 3020mg of Potassium, Teff contains only 427mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, tarragon, dried 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 +532.8%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.6%
Contains more Potassium +607.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.63
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains more Calcium +532.8%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.6%
Contains more Potassium +607.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.63

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 +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +395.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 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 +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +395.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Teff Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 65.13g Teff
Protein 22.77g 13.3g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 2.38g Tarragon
Carbs 50.22g 73.13g Teff
Calories 295kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar g 1.84g Tarragon
Fiber 7.4g 8g Teff
Calcium 1139mg 180mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 7.63mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 184mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 429mg Teff
Potassium 3020mg 427mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 12mg Teff
Zinc 3.9mg 3.63mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 0.81mg Teff
Vitamin A 4200IU 9IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Teff
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tarragon
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tarragon
Vitamin C 50mg mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.39mg Teff
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.27mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 3.363mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.482mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Tarragon
Vitamin K µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan mg 0.139mg Teff
Threonine mg 0.51mg Teff
Isoleucine mg 0.501mg Teff
Leucine mg 1.068mg Teff
Lysine mg 0.376mg Teff
Methionine mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine mg 0.698mg Teff
Valine mg 0.686mg Teff
Histidine mg 0.301mg Teff
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 1.881g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 0.589g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 1.071g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tarragon 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
143
Tarragon
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
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
137%
Tarragon
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
73%
Teff
Fats
33%
Tarragon
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
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 - 1.432g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon 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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.