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Teff vs Cocoa solids - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Teff and Cocoa solids?

  • Teff is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B6, yet Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 331% more.
  • Teff has 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Cocoa solids. While Teff has 0.482mg of Vitamin B6, Cocoa solids have only 0.118mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Teff is lower.

We used Teff, uncooked and Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened types in this article.

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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 +40.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +256.9%
Contains more Magnesium +171.2%
Contains more Copper +367.7%
Contains more Zinc +87.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Contains more Calcium +40.6%
Contains less Sodium -42.9%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Potassium +256.9%
Contains more Magnesium +171.2%
Contains more Copper +367.7%
Contains more Zinc +87.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +71.1%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 2% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 0% 7% 24%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +308.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +25%
Contains more Vitamin K +31.6%

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
Cocoa solids
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
352
Cocoa solids

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
118%
Cocoa solids
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
58%
Cocoa solids
Fats
11%
Teff
63%
Cocoa solids

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 Cocoa solids
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Teff Cocoa solids
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 Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.621g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.09g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Cocoa solids Opinion
Calories 367 228 Teff
Protein 13.3 19.6 Cocoa solids
Fats 2.38 13.7 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0 Cocoa solids
Carbs 73.13 57.9 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Cocoa solids
Iron 7.63 13.86 Cocoa solids
Calcium 180 128 Teff
Potassium 427 1524 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 184 499 Cocoa solids
Sugar 1.84 1.75 Cocoa solids
Fiber 8 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 0.81 3.788 Cocoa solids
Zinc 3.63 6.81 Cocoa solids
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 734 Cocoa solids
Sodium 12 21 Teff
Vitamin A 9 0 Teff
Vitamin E 0.08 0.1 Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.078 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.241 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 2.185 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.254 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.118 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Cocoa solids
Vitamin K 1.9 2.5 Cocoa solids
Folate 32 Cocoa solids
Trans Fat
Saturated Fat 0.449 8.07 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 4.57 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 0.44 Teff
Tryptophan 0.139 0.293 Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.51 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.501 0.76 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.068 1.189 Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.376 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.428 0.202 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 0.686 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.301 0.339 Cocoa solids
Fructose 0.47 Teff

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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.