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Teff vs Banana - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
7
:
1
Banana
Contains more Iron +2834.6%
Contains more Calcium +3500%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +581.5%
Contains more Copper +938.5%
Contains more Zinc +2320%
Contains more Phosphorus +1850%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Iron +2834.6%
Contains more Calcium +3500%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +581.5%
Contains more Copper +938.5%
Contains more Zinc +2320%
Contains more Phosphorus +1850%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

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
Teff
6
:
6
Banana
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +269.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +405.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +611.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1158.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +269.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +405.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +280%
Contains more Vitamin A +611.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
24
Teff
12
Banana
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
10
Banana

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 the food
Protein
80%
Teff
7%
Banana
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
23%
Banana
Fats
11%
Teff
2%
Banana

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Teff Banana
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Banana
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 contains less Sugars?
Teff
Teff contains less Sugars (difference - 10.39g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Banana
Banana contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Banana
Banana is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.337g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Teff Banana Opinion
Calories 367 89 Teff
Protein 13.3 1.09 Teff
Fats 2.38 0.33 Teff
Vitamin C 8.7 Banana
Carbs 73.13 22.84 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Iron 7.63 0.26 Teff
Calcium 180 5 Teff
Potassium 427 358 Teff
Magnesium 184 27 Teff
Sugars 1.84 12.23 Banana
Fiber 8 2.6 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.078 Teff
Zinc 3.63 0.15 Teff
Starch 36.56 5.38 Teff
Phosphorus 429 22 Teff
Sodium 12 1 Banana
Vitamin A 9 64 Banana
Vitamin E 0.08 0.1 Banana
Vitamin D 0 Banana
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.031 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.073 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 0.665 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.334 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.367 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Banana
Vitamin K 1.9 0.5 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 0 Banana
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 0.112 Banana
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.032 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.073 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.009 Teff
Threonine 0.51 0.028 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.028 Teff
Leucine 1.068 0.068 Teff
Lysine 0.376 0.05 Teff
Methionine 0.428 0.008 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.049 Teff
Valine 0.686 0.047 Teff
Histidine 0.301 0.077 Teff
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.