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Teff vs. Khorasan wheat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Teff and Khorasan wheat

  • Teff has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium, however, Khorasan wheat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Fiber.
  • Teff covers your daily Manganese needs 283% more than Khorasan wheat.
  • Khorasan wheat has 8 times less Calcium than Teff. Teff has 180mg of Calcium, while Khorasan wheat has 22mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Teff, uncooked and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains more Manganese +237.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Selenium +1752.3%
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Zinc - 3.68
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270% 1206% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169% 357% 445%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains more Manganese +237.8%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Selenium +1752.3%
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Zinc - 3.68

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Teff
3
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Choline +96.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.949
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.8
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 0% 8% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 15% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Choline +96.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.949
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.8

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +11.7%
Contains more Other +41.1%
Contains more Water +25.5%
Equal in Protein - 14.54
Equal in Carbs - 70.58
13% 2% 73% 9% 2%
Protein: 13.3 g
Fats: 2.38 g
Carbs: 73.13 g
Water: 8.82 g
Other: 2.37 g
15% 2% 71% 11% 2%
Protein: 14.54 g
Fats: 2.13 g
Carbs: 70.58 g
Water: 11.07 g
Other: 1.68 g
Contains more Fats +11.7%
Contains more Other +41.1%
Contains more Water +25.5%
Equal in Protein - 14.54
Equal in Carbs - 70.58

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +176.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.3%
21% 28% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.449 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.589 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.071 g
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.196 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.213 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.621 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +176.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +72.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.3%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Sucrose +12.7%
Contains more Glucose +17.7%
Contains more Fructose +327.3%
Contains more Starch +43.4%
Contains more Maltose +65500%
95% 2%
Starch: 36.56 g
Sucrose: 0.62 g
Glucose: 0.73 g
Fructose: 0.47 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.01 g
Galactose: 0 g
87% 11%
Starch: 52.41 g
Sucrose: 0.55 g
Glucose: 0.62 g
Fructose: 0.11 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 6.56 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Sucrose +12.7%
Contains more Glucose +17.7%
Contains more Fructose +327.3%
Contains more Starch +43.4%
Contains more Maltose +65500%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Teff Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Khorasan wheat Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 59.48g Teff
Protein 13.3g 14.54g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.38g 2.13g Teff
Carbs 73.13g 70.58g Teff
Calories 367kcal 337kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g 52.41g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.47g 0.11g Teff
Sugar 1.84g 7.84g Teff
Fiber 8g 11.1g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 180mg 22mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 3.77mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 130mg Teff
Phosphorus 429mg 364mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 403mg Teff
Sodium 12mg 5mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.63mg 3.68mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.81mg 0.506mg Teff
Manganese 9.24mg 2.735mg Teff
Selenium 4.4µg 81.5µg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 9IU 10IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.61mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.184mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 6.375mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.949mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.259mg Teff
Choline 13.1mg 25.8mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin K 1.9µg 1.8µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.13mg Teff
Threonine 0.51mg 0.442mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.501mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.068mg 1.112mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.376mg 0.416mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.428mg 0.251mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 0.772mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.686mg 0.687mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.301mg 0.379mg Khorasan wheat
Trans Fat 0.005g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 0.196g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.213g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 0.621g Teff
Omega-3 - ALA 0.135g 0.048g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Khorasan wheat
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
31%
Teff
35%
Khorasan wheat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
229%
Teff
150%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 6g)
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 - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/nutrients
  2. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.