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Tempeh vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Tempeh and Hummus

  • Tempeh has more Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus and Calcium, however Hummus has more Folate, Vitamin B1 and Zinc.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Manganese is 23% more.
  • Tempeh has 6 times more Vitamin B2 than Hummus. Tempeh has 0.358mg of Vitamin B2, while Hummus has 0.064mg.
  • Hummus is lower in Saturated Fat.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Tempeh and Hummus, commercial.

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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
Tempeh
7
:
1
Hummus
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Calcium +192.1%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.44
Equal in Copper - 0.527
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 34% 37% 58% 187% 32% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 92% 12% 21% 51% 176% 50% 76% 50%
Contains more Iron +10.7%
Contains more Calcium +192.1%
Contains more Potassium +80.7%
Contains more Magnesium +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +60.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.44
Equal in Copper - 0.527

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
5
:
3
Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 10% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 0% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +459.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +353.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +110.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +130.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.2

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
20
Tempeh
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
66
Hummus

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 the food
Protein
122%
Tempeh
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
14%
Hummus
Fats
50%
Tempeh
44%
Hummus

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Tempeh Hummus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh Hummus
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 contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 370mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Tempeh Hummus Opinion
Calories 192 166 Tempeh
Protein 20.29 7.9 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 9.6 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.64 14.29 Hummus
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.7 2.44 Tempeh
Calcium 111 38 Tempeh
Potassium 412 228 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 71 Tempeh
Sugars
Fiber 6 Hummus
Copper 0.56 0.527 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 1.83 Hummus
Starch
Phosphorus 266 176 Tempeh
Sodium 9 379 Tempeh
Vitamin A 0 30 Hummus
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.18 Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.358 0.064 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 0.582 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278 0.132 Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.2 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Tempeh
Vitamin K
Folate 24 83 Hummus
Trans Fat 0 Hummus
Saturated Fat 2.539 1.437 Hummus
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 4.039 Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 3.613 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 Tempeh
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.