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Teff vs Tarragon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Teff and Tarragon

  • Teff has more Manganese, and Phosphorus, while Tarragon has more Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Tarragon covers your daily need of Iron 308% more than Teff.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Teff, uncooked and Spices, tarragon, dried.

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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
3
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Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Calcium +532.8%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.6%
Contains more Potassium +607.3%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Calcium +532.8%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.6%
Contains more Potassium +607.3%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +395.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%
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 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +46566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +395.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +400%

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 Tarragon
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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Tarragon Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 42.82g Teff
Protein 13.3g 22.77g Tarragon
Fats 2.38g 7.24g Tarragon
Carbs 73.13g 50.22g Teff
Calories 367kcal 295kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g g Teff
Fructose 0.47g g Teff
Sugar 1.84g g Tarragon
Fiber 8g 7.4g Teff
Calcium 180mg 1139mg Tarragon
Iron 7.63mg 32.3mg Tarragon
Magnesium 184mg 347mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 429mg 313mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 3020mg Tarragon
Sodium 12mg 62mg Teff
Zinc 3.63mg 3.9mg Tarragon
Copper 0.81mg 0.677mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 4200IU Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.08mg mg Teff
Vitamin D IU 0IU Tarragon
Vitamin D µg 0µg Tarragon
Vitamin C mg 50mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.251mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 1.339mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 8.95mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.942mg mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 2.41mg Tarragon
Folate µg 274µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Tarragon
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 0g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 1.881g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.474g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 3.698g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Teff Tarragon
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
143
Tarragon
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
318
Tarragon

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
137%
Tarragon
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
50%
Tarragon
Fats
11%
Teff
33%
Tarragon

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 50mg)
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 - 1.432g)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tarragon
Tarragon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.