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Teff vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Teff and Cellophane noodles

  • Teff has more Manganese, Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, however Cellophane noodles has more Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Teff is 397% higher.
  • Cellophane noodles have 61 times less Magnesium than Teff. Teff has 184mg of Magnesium, while Cellophane noodles have 3mg.

Food types used in this article are Teff, uncooked and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 +620%
Contains more Iron +251.6%
Contains more Magnesium +6033.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1240.6%
Contains more Potassium +4170%
Contains more Zinc +785.4%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +620%
Contains more Iron +251.6%
Contains more Magnesium +6033.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1240.6%
Contains more Potassium +4170%
Contains more Zinc +785.4%
Contains more Copper +900%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1581.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +842%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +864%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 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 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1581.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +842%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +864%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +62.5%

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 Cellophane noodles
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 13.3g 0.16g Teff
Fats 2.38g 0.06g Teff
Carbs 73.13g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 367kcal 351kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g g Teff
Fructose 0.47g g Teff
Sugar 1.84g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 8g 0.5g Teff
Calcium 180mg 25mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 2.17mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 3mg Teff
Phosphorus 429mg 32mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 10mg Teff
Sodium 12mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 3.63mg 0.41mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 0.081mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Teff
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D IU 0IU Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D µg 0µg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin C mg 0mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.15mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 0.2mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.1mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.05mg Teff
Folate µg 2µg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.002mg Teff
Threonine 0.51mg 0.005mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.501mg 0.007mg Teff
Leucine 1.068mg 0.013mg Teff
Lysine 0.376mg 0.011mg Teff
Methionine 0.428mg 0.002mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 0.01mg Teff
Valine 0.686mg 0.008mg Teff
Histidine 0.301mg 0.005mg Teff
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g 0g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.008g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 0.018g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Cellophane noodles
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
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
18
Cellophane noodles

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
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
11%
Teff
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.432g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.