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Tempeh vs Corn raw - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tempeh and Corn raw

  • Tempeh has more Copper, Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6, while Corn raw has more Vitamin B5.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 56% higher.
  • Corn raw contains 56 times less Calcium than Tempeh. Tempeh contains 111mg of Calcium, while Corn raw contains 2mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Corn raw is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Tempeh and Corn, sweet, yellow, raw.

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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 +419.2%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.9%
Contains more Potassium +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +147.8%
Contains more Copper +937%
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% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Contains more Calcium +5450%
Contains more Iron +419.2%
Contains more Magnesium +118.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +198.9%
Contains more Potassium +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +147.8%
Contains more Copper +937%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.9%
Contains more Folate +75%
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 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +98.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.9%
Contains more Folate +75%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +520.5%
Contains more Fats +700%
Contains more Other +157.1%
Contains more Carbs +144.8%
Contains more Water +27.5%
20% 11% 8% 60%
Protein: 20.29 g
Fats: 10.8 g
Carbs: 7.64 g
Water: 59.65 g
Other: 1.62 g
3% 19% 76%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 1.35 g
Carbs: 18.7 g
Water: 76.05 g
Other: 0.63 g
Contains more Protein +520.5%
Contains more Fats +700%
Contains more Other +157.1%
Contains more Carbs +144.8%
Contains more Water +27.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +641.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +783%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%
25% 32% 43%
Saturated Fat: 2.539 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 3.205 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 4.3 g
26% 35% 39%
Saturated Fat: 0.325 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.432 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.487 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +641.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +783%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%

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 Corn raw
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Corn raw Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 16.7g Corn raw
Protein 20.29g 3.27g Tempeh
Fats 10.8g 1.35g Tempeh
Carbs 7.64g 18.7g Corn raw
Calories 192kcal 86kcal Tempeh
Starch 5.7g Corn raw
Fructose 1.94g Corn raw
Sugar 6.26g Tempeh
Fiber 2g Corn raw
Calcium 111mg 2mg Tempeh
Iron 2.7mg 0.52mg Tempeh
Magnesium 81mg 37mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 266mg 89mg Tempeh
Potassium 412mg 270mg Tempeh
Sodium 9mg 15mg Tempeh
Zinc 1.14mg 0.46mg Tempeh
Copper 0.56mg 0.054mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 187IU Corn raw
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 9µg Corn raw
Vitamin E 0.07mg Corn raw
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Corn raw
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.155mg Corn raw
Vitamin B2 0.358mg 0.055mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64mg 1.77mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278mg 0.717mg Corn raw
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.093mg Tempeh
Folate 24µg 42µg Corn raw
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Tempeh
Vitamin K 0.3µg Corn raw
Tryptophan 0.194mg 0.023mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.796mg 0.129mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88mg 0.129mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.43mg 0.348mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.908mg 0.137mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.175mg 0.067mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.15mg Tempeh
Valine 0.92mg 0.185mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.466mg 0.089mg Tempeh
Saturated Fat 2.539g 0.325g Corn raw
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205g 0.432g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.487g Tempeh
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.468g Corn raw
Omega-3 - ALA 0.014g Corn raw

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh Corn raw
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Tempeh
18%
Corn raw
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
70%
Tempeh
18%
Corn raw

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Corn raw
Corn raw is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.214g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/nutrients
  2. Corn raw - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.