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Tempeh vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tempeh and Millet

  • Tempeh has more Calcium, however Millet is higher in Vitamin B1, Copper, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium.
  • Millet covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 29% more than Tempeh.
  • Millet contains 14 times less Calcium than Tempeh. Tempeh contains 111mg of Calcium, while Millet contains 8mg.
  • Millet has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Tempeh and Millet, 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
Tempeh
2
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6
Millet
Contains more Calcium +1287.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.3%
Contains more Iron +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +33.9%
Contains more Zinc +47.4%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 285
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 34% 37% 58% 187% 32% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 113% 3% 18% 82% 250% 46% 123% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1287.5%
Contains more Potassium +111.3%
Contains more Iron +11.5%
Contains more Magnesium +40.7%
Contains more Copper +33.9%
Contains more Zinc +47.4%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 285

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
2
:
7
Millet
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +439.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +254.2%
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% 0% 1% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 0% 3% 64%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +439.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +205%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78.6%
Contains more Folate +254.2%

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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
73%
Millet
Fats
50%
Tempeh
19%
Millet

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

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Tempeh Millet
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 glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 56)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Millet
Millet contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Millet
Millet is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.816g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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 Tempeh Millet Opinion
Calories 192 378 Millet
Protein 20.29 11.02 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 4.22 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.64 72.85 Millet
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.7 3.01 Millet
Calcium 111 8 Tempeh
Potassium 412 195 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 114 Millet
Sugar
Fiber 8.5 Millet
Copper 0.56 0.75 Millet
Zinc 1.14 1.68 Millet
Starch
Phosphorus 266 285 Millet
Sodium 9 5 Millet
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.05 Millet
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.421 Millet
Vitamin B2 0.358 0.29 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 4.72 Millet
Vitamin B5 0.278 0.848 Millet
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.384 Millet
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0.9 Millet
Folate 24 85 Millet
Trans Fat 0 Millet
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.723 Millet
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.773 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 2.134 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 0.119 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 0.353 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 0.465 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 1.4 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 0.212 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 0.221 Millet
Phenylalanine 0.893 0.58 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 0.578 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 0.236 Tempeh
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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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.