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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.
  • 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
:
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Calcium +532.8%
Contains more Potassium +607.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.6%
Equal in Zinc - 3.9
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Contains more Copper +19.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.1%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Iron +323.3%
Contains more Calcium +532.8%
Contains more Potassium +607.3%
Contains more Magnesium +88.6%
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
:
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 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 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
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 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 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 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 ok

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Teff Tarragon
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 - 50mg)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Tarragon Opinion
Calories 367 295 Teff
Protein 13.3 22.77 Tarragon
Fats 2.38 7.24 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 Tarragon
Carbs 73.13 50.22 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Tarragon
Iron 7.63 32.3 Tarragon
Calcium 180 1139 Tarragon
Potassium 427 3020 Tarragon
Magnesium 184 347 Tarragon
Sugar 1.84 Tarragon
Fiber 8 7.4 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.677 Teff
Zinc 3.63 3.9 Tarragon
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 313 Teff
Sodium 12 62 Teff
Vitamin A 9 4200 Tarragon
Vitamin E 0.08 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.251 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 1.339 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 3.363 8.95 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.942 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 2.41 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 Tarragon
Vitamin K 1.9 Teff
Folate 274 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 1.881 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 0.474 Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 3.698 Tarragon
Tryptophan 0.139 Teff
Threonine 0.51 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 Teff
Leucine 1.068 Teff
Lysine 0.376 Teff
Methionine 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 Teff
Valine 0.686 Teff
Histidine 0.301 Teff
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. 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.