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Teff vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Teff and Khorasan wheat

  • Teff has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium, however Khorasan wheat is richer in Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Fiber.
  • Teff covers your daily Manganese needs 283% more than Khorasan wheat.
  • Khorasan wheat has 8 times less Calcium than Teff. Teff has 180mg of Calcium, while Khorasan wheat has 22mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Teff, uncooked and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked.

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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 +718.2%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Zinc - 3.68
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Zinc - 3.68

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.949
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.8
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 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.949
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Teff Khorasan wheat Opinion
Net carbs 65.13g 59.48g Teff
Protein 13.3g 14.54g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.38g 2.13g Teff
Carbs 73.13g 70.58g Teff
Calories 367kcal 337kcal Teff
Starch 36.56g 52.41g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.47g 0.11g Teff
Sugar 1.84g 7.84g Teff
Fiber 8g 11.1g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 180mg 22mg Teff
Iron 7.63mg 3.77mg Teff
Magnesium 184mg 130mg Teff
Phosphorus 429mg 364mg Teff
Potassium 427mg 403mg Teff
Sodium 12mg 5mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.63mg 3.68mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.81mg 0.506mg Teff
Vitamin A 9IU 10IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.61mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C mg 0mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B1 0.39mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.27mg 0.184mg Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363mg 6.375mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.942mg 0.949mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.482mg 0.259mg Teff
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 µg µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 1.8µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.139mg 0.13mg Teff
Threonine 0.51mg 0.442mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.501mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.068mg 1.112mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.376mg 0.416mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.428mg 0.251mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698mg 0.772mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.686mg 0.687mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.301mg 0.379mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol mg 0mg Teff
Trans Fat g 0.005g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449g 0.196g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589g 0.213g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071g 0.621g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Teff Khorasan wheat
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
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
133
Teff
88
Khorasan wheat

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
87%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
11%
Teff
10%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 6g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.