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Teff vs Adzuki bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Teff and Adzuki bean

  • Adzuki bean contains less Manganese, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2 than Teff.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Teff is 377% higher.
  • Adzuki bean has 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Teff. Teff has 0.482mg of Vitamin B6, while Adzuki bean has 0.096mg.

Food types used in this article are Teff, uncooked and Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Magnesium +253.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.1%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Contains more Calcium +542.9%
Contains more Iron +281.5%
Contains more Magnesium +253.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +155.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.1%
Contains more Copper +171.8%
Contains more Potassium +24.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%
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% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +239.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +369%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +119.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +402.1%

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 Adzuki bean
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Adzuki bean Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 17.47g Teff
Protein 13.3g 7.52g Teff
Fats 2.38g 0.1g Teff
Carbs 73.13g 24.77g Teff
Calories 367kcal 128kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g g Teff
Fructose 0.47g g Teff
Sugar 1.84g g Adzuki bean
Fiber 8g 7.3g Teff
Calcium 180mg 28mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 2mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 52mg Teff
Phosphorus 429mg 168mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 532mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 12mg 8mg Adzuki bean
Zinc 3.63mg 1.77mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 0.298mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 6IU Teff
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Teff
Vitamin D IU 0IU Adzuki bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin C mg 0mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.115mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.064mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 0.717mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.43mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.096mg Teff
Folate µg 121µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin K 1.9µg µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.072mg Teff
Threonine 0.51mg 0.255mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.501mg 0.3mg Teff
Leucine 1.068mg 0.632mg Teff
Lysine 0.376mg 0.567mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.428mg 0.079mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 0.398mg Teff
Valine 0.686mg 0.387mg Teff
Histidine 0.301mg 0.198mg Teff
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g 0g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 0.036g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.009g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 0.021g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Teff Adzuki bean
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
16
Adzuki bean
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
49
Adzuki bean

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
45%
Adzuki bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
25%
Adzuki bean
Fats
11%
Teff
0%
Adzuki bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.413g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)

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. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/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.