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Teff vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Teff and Green bean

  • Teff has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Fiber, however Green bean has more Vitamin K.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Teff is 392% higher.
  • Green bean has 15 times less Zinc than Teff. Teff has 3.63mg of Zinc, while Green bean has 0.24mg.

Food types used in this article are Teff, uncooked and Beans, snap, green, raw.

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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 +386.5%
Contains more Iron +640.8%
Contains more Magnesium +636%
Contains more Phosphorus +1028.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.4%
Contains more Zinc +1412.5%
Contains more Copper +1073.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +386.5%
Contains more Iron +640.8%
Contains more Magnesium +636%
Contains more Phosphorus +1028.9%
Contains more Potassium +102.4%
Contains more Zinc +1412.5%
Contains more Copper +1073.9%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 B1 +375.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +358.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +7566.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2163.2%
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 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +375.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +358.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +318.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +7566.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +2163.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 4.27g Teff
Protein 13.3g 1.83g Teff
Fats 2.38g 0.22g Teff
Carbs 73.13g 6.97g Teff
Calories 367kcal 31kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g 0.88g Teff
Fructose 0.47g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar 1.84g 3.26g Teff
Fiber 8g 2.7g Teff
Calcium 180mg 37mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 1.03mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 25mg Teff
Phosphorus 429mg 38mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 211mg Teff
Sodium 12mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 3.63mg 0.24mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 0.069mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D IU 0IU Green bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Green bean
Vitamin C mg 12.2mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.082mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.104mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 0.734mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.225mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.141mg Teff
Folate µg 33µg Green bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Green bean
Vitamin K 1.9µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.019mg Teff
Threonine 0.51mg 0.079mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.501mg 0.066mg Teff
Leucine 1.068mg 0.112mg Teff
Lysine 0.376mg 0.088mg Teff
Methionine 0.428mg 0.022mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 0.067mg Teff
Valine 0.686mg 0.09mg Teff
Histidine 0.301mg 0.034mg Teff
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g 0g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.01g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 0.113g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Teff Green 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
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
17
Green 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
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
7%
Green bean
Fats
11%
Teff
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.42g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.399g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/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.