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Tempeh vs Glutinous rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Tempeh and Glutinous rice different?

  • Tempeh has more Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Potassium than Glutinous rice.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Tempeh is 57% higher.
  • Tempeh contains 65 times more Saturated Fat than Glutinous rice. While Tempeh contains 2.539g of Saturated Fat, Glutinous rice contains only 0.039g.

Tempeh and Rice, white, glutinous, unenriched, cooked are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +5450%
Contains more Iron +1828.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1520%
Contains more Phosphorus +3225%
Contains more Potassium +4020%
Contains more Zinc +178%
Contains more Copper +1042.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 6% 4% 4% 1% 1% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +5450%
Contains more Iron +1828.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1520%
Contains more Phosphorus +3225%
Contains more Potassium +4020%
Contains more Zinc +178%
Contains more Copper +1042.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%

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
Tempeh
7
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2653.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +810.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +726.9%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 3% 6% 13% 6% 1% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2653.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +810.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +726.9%
Contains more Folate +2300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Tempeh Glutinous rice
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Glutinous rice Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 20.09g Glutinous rice
Protein 20.29g 2.02g Tempeh
Fats 10.8g 0.19g Tempeh
Carbs 7.64g 21.09g Glutinous rice
Calories 192kcal 97kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.05g Tempeh
Fiber g 1g Glutinous rice
Calcium 111mg 2mg Tempeh
Iron 2.7mg 0.14mg Tempeh
Magnesium 81mg 5mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 266mg 8mg Tempeh
Potassium 412mg 10mg Tempeh
Sodium 9mg 5mg Glutinous rice
Zinc 1.14mg 0.41mg Tempeh
Copper 0.56mg 0.049mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.04mg Glutinous rice
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.02mg Tempeh
Vitamin B2 0.358mg 0.013mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64mg 0.29mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.026mg Tempeh
Folate 24µg 1µg Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg 0µg Glutinous rice
Tryptophan 0.194mg 0.023mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.796mg 0.072mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88mg 0.087mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.43mg 0.167mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.908mg 0.073mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.175mg 0.047mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.108mg Tempeh
Valine 0.92mg 0.123mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.466mg 0.047mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Glutinous rice
Saturated Fat 2.539g 0.039g Glutinous rice
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205g 0.07g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.069g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tempeh Glutinous rice
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
20
Tempeh
3
Glutinous rice
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
5
Glutinous rice

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
122%
Tempeh
12%
Glutinous rice
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
21%
Glutinous rice
Fats
50%
Tempeh
1%
Glutinous rice

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 83)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Glutinous rice
Glutinous rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.5g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/nutrients
  2. Glutinous rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169711/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.