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Tempeh vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Tempeh and Brown rice

  • Tempeh has more Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Brown rice has more Selenium.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 50% higher.
  • Brown rice contains 37 times less Calcium than Tempeh. Tempeh contains 111mg of Calcium, while Brown rice contains 3mg.
  • The amount of Saturated Fat in Brown rice is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Tempeh and Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked.

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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
:
Contains more Iron +382.1%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Potassium +379.1%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Copper +428.3%
Contains more Zinc +60.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 34% 37% 58% 187% 32% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 1% 8% 28% 36% 20% 45% 1%
Contains more Iron +382.1%
Contains more Calcium +3600%
Contains more Potassium +379.1%
Contains more Magnesium +107.7%
Contains more Copper +428.3%
Contains more Zinc +60.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.3%
Contains less Sodium -55.6%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.561
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% 4% 0% 45% 16% 49% 23% 29% 0% 1% 7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +36.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 2.561

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
14
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
20
Brown 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
16%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
26%
Brown rice
Fats
50%
Tempeh
4%
Brown rice

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

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Tempeh Brown rice
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 Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 51)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brown rice
Brown rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.279g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Brown rice Opinion
Calories 192 123 Tempeh
Protein 20.29 2.74 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 0.97 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.64 25.58 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.7 0.56 Tempeh
Calcium 111 3 Tempeh
Potassium 412 86 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 39 Tempeh
Sugar 0.24 Tempeh
Fiber 1.6 Brown rice
Copper 0.56 0.106 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 0.71 Tempeh
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 266 103 Tempeh
Sodium 9 4 Brown rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.17 Brown rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.178 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.358 0.069 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 2.561 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278 0.38 Brown rice
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.123 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08 0 Tempeh
Vitamin K 0.2 Brown rice
Folate 24 9 Tempeh
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.26 Brown rice
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.369 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.366 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 0.033 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 0.095 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 0.109 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 0.214 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 0.099 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 0.058 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893 0.133 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 0.151 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 0.066 Tempeh
Fructose 0 Brown rice

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. Brown rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169704/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.