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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
Teff
6
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Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Equal in Potassium - 403
Equal in Zinc - 3.68
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 287% 54% 38% 132% 270% 99% 184% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
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
3
:
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 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 0% 1% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar 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

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Teff Khorasan wheat
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 is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 6g)
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?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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