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Teff vs Caviar - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Teff and Caviar

  • Teff has more Manganese, Copper, and Fiber, however Caviar has more Selenium, Choline, Iron, Vitamin B5, Vitamin A RAE, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Teff is 400% higher.
  • Caviar has 10000000 times less Fiber than Teff. Teff has 8g of Fiber, while Caviar has 0g.
  • Teff is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Teff, uncooked and Fish, caviar, black and red, granular.

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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
5
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3
Caviar
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +135.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Zinc +282.1%
Contains more Copper +636.4%
Contains more Calcium +52.8%
Contains more Iron +55.7%
Contains more Magnesium +63%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 83% 446% 215% 153% 16% 196% 26% 37%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.5%
Contains more Potassium +135.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Zinc +282.1%
Contains more Copper +636.4%
Contains more Calcium +52.8%
Contains more Iron +55.7%
Contains more Magnesium +63%

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
4
:
8
Caviar
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2702.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +9955.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +2262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.5%
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 55% 38% 87% 0% 48% 144% 3% 210% 74% 38% 2500% 2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +105.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2702.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +9955.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +2262.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +129.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +271.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Caviar Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 4g Teff
Protein 13.3g 24.6g Caviar
Fats 2.38g 17.9g Caviar
Carbs 73.13g 4g Teff
Calories 367kcal 264kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g g Teff
Fructose 0.47g g Teff
Sugar 1.84g 0g Caviar
Fiber 8g 0g Teff
Calcium 180mg 275mg Caviar
Iron 7.63mg 11.88mg Caviar
Magnesium 184mg 300mg Caviar
Phosphorus 429mg 356mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 181mg Teff
Sodium 12mg 1500mg Teff
Zinc 3.63mg 0.95mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 0.11mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 905IU Caviar
Vitamin E 0.08mg 1.89mg Caviar
Vitamin D IU 117IU Caviar
Vitamin D µg 2.9µg Caviar
Vitamin C mg 0mg Caviar
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.19mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.62mg Caviar
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 0.12mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 3.5mg Caviar
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.32mg Teff
Folate µg 50µg Caviar
Vitamin B12 µg 20µg Caviar
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0.6µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.323mg Caviar
Threonine 0.51mg 1.263mg Caviar
Isoleucine 0.501mg 1.035mg Caviar
Leucine 1.068mg 2.133mg Caviar
Lysine 0.376mg 1.834mg Caviar
Methionine 0.428mg 0.646mg Caviar
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 1.071mg Caviar
Valine 0.686mg 1.263mg Caviar
Histidine 0.301mg 0.649mg Caviar
Cholesterol mg 588mg Teff
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.449g 4.06g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 4.631g Caviar
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 7.405g Caviar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Caviar
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
266
Caviar
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
146
Caviar

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
148%
Caviar
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
4%
Caviar
Fats
11%
Teff
83%
Caviar

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 1488mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 588mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.611g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $100)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Caviar
Caviar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Caviar
Caviar is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Caviar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174188/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.