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Teff vs Almond - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Teff and Almond

  • Teff has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B1, while Almond has more Vitamin E , Vitamin B2, Copper, Magnesium, and Fiber.
  • Teff covers your daily need of Manganese 307% more than Almond.
  • Teff contains 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Almond. While Teff contains 0.482mg of Vitamin B6, Almond contains only 0.137mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Teff is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Teff, uncooked and Nuts, almonds.

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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
Teff
2
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6
Almond
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 81% 140% 193% 207% 65% 1% 86% 344%
Contains more Iron +105.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +49.4%
Contains more Magnesium +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains more Potassium +71.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Copper +27.3%

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
Teff
5
:
7
Almond
Contains more Vitamin A +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.618
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 513% 0% 0% 52% 263% 68% 29% 32% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +350%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +251.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +31937.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 3.618

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.
Teff Almond
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Almond Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 9.05g Teff
Protein 13.3g 21.15g Almond
Fats 2.38g 49.93g Almond
Carbs 73.13g 21.55g Teff
Calories 367kcal 579kcal Almond
Starch 36.56g 0.72g Teff
Fructose 0.47g 0.11g Teff
Sugar 1.84g 4.35g Teff
Fiber 8g 12.5g Almond
Calcium 180mg 269mg Almond
Iron 7.63mg 3.71mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 270mg Almond
Phosphorus 429mg 481mg Almond
Potassium 427mg 733mg Almond
Sodium 12mg 1mg Almond
Zinc 3.63mg 3.12mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 1.031mg Almond
Vitamin A 9IU 2IU Teff
Vitamin E 0.08mg 25.63mg Almond
Vitamin D IU 0IU Almond
Vitamin D µg 0µg Almond
Vitamin C mg 0mg Almond
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.205mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 1.138mg Almond
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 3.618mg Almond
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.471mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.137mg Teff
Folate µg 44µg Almond
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Almond
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.211mg Almond
Threonine 0.51mg 0.601mg Almond
Isoleucine 0.501mg 0.751mg Almond
Leucine 1.068mg 1.473mg Almond
Lysine 0.376mg 0.568mg Almond
Methionine 0.428mg 0.157mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 1.132mg Almond
Valine 0.686mg 0.855mg Almond
Histidine 0.301mg 0.539mg Almond
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g 0.015g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 3.802g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 31.551g Almond
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 12.329g Almond

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Teff Almond
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
33
Teff
82
Almond
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
139
Almond

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
80%
Teff
127%
Almond
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
22%
Almond
Fats
11%
Teff
230%
Almond

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.51g)
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 - 3.353g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Almond
Almond contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Almond
Almond is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/nutrients
  2. Almond - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170567/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.