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Teff vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Teff and Hummus

  • The amount of Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Vitamin B5 in Teff is higher than in Hummus.
  • Teff covers your daily Manganese needs 368% more than Hummus.
  • Hummus has 7 times less Vitamin B5 than Teff. Teff has 0.942mg of Vitamin B5, while Hummus has 0.132mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Teff, uncooked and Hummus, commercial.

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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
8
:
0
Hummus
Contains more Calcium +373.7%
Contains more Iron +212.7%
Contains more Magnesium +159.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Zinc +98.4%
Contains more Copper +53.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Contains more Calcium +373.7%
Contains more Iron +212.7%
Contains more Magnesium +159.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +143.8%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains less Sodium -96.8%
Contains more Zinc +98.4%
Contains more Copper +53.7%

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
:
5
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +477.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +613.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +321.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +477.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +613.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +141%
Contains more Vitamin A +233.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 8.29g Teff
Protein 13.3g 7.9g Teff
Fats 2.38g 9.6g Hummus
Carbs 73.13g 14.29g Teff
Calories 367kcal 166kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g g Teff
Fructose 0.47g g Teff
Sugar 1.84g g Hummus
Fiber 8g 6g Teff
Calcium 180mg 38mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 2.44mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 71mg Teff
Phosphorus 429mg 176mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 228mg Teff
Sodium 12mg 379mg Teff
Zinc 3.63mg 1.83mg Teff
Copper 0.81mg 0.527mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 30IU Hummus
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Teff
Vitamin D IU 0IU Hummus
Vitamin D µg 0µg Hummus
Vitamin C mg 0mg Hummus
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.18mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.064mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 0.582mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.132mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.2mg Teff
Folate µg 83µg Hummus
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Hummus
Vitamin K 1.9µg µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg mg Teff
Threonine 0.51mg mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.501mg mg Teff
Leucine 1.068mg mg Teff
Lysine 0.376mg mg Teff
Methionine 0.428mg mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg mg Teff
Valine 0.686mg mg Teff
Histidine 0.301mg mg Teff
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g g
Saturated Fat 0.449g 1.437g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 3.613g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Teff Hummus
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
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
14%
Hummus
Fats
11%
Teff
44%
Hummus

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 367mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.988g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.