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Tempeh vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tempeh and Teff?

  • Tempeh has less Manganese, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5 than Teff.
  • Teff's daily need coverage for Manganese is 345% higher.
  • Tempeh has 6 times more Saturated Fat than Teff. Tempeh has 2.539g of Saturated Fat, while Teff has 0.449g.

We used Tempeh and Teff, uncooked types in this comparison.

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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
1
:
7
Teff
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +62.2%
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +218.4%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Equal in Potassium - 427
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Calcium +62.2%
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +127.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.3%
Contains more Zinc +218.4%
Contains more Copper +44.6%
Equal in Potassium - 427

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
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7
Teff
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +124.2%
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 1% 2% 0% 0% 98% 63% 64% 57% 112% 0% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +124.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Teff Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 65.13g Teff
Protein 20.29g 13.3g Tempeh
Fats 10.8g 2.38g Tempeh
Carbs 7.64g 73.13g Teff
Calories 192kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch g 36.56g Teff
Fructose g 0.47g Teff
Sugar g 1.84g Tempeh
Fiber g 8g Teff
Calcium 111mg 180mg Teff
Iron 2.7mg 7.63mg Teff
Magnesium 81mg 184mg Teff
Phosphorus 266mg 429mg Teff
Potassium 412mg 427mg Teff
Sodium 9mg 12mg Tempeh
Zinc 1.14mg 3.63mg Teff
Copper 0.56mg 0.81mg Teff
Vitamin A 0IU 9IU Teff
Vitamin E mg 0.08mg Teff
Vitamin D 0IU IU Tempeh
Vitamin D 0µg µg Tempeh
Vitamin C 0mg mg Tempeh
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.39mg Teff
Vitamin B2 0.358mg 0.27mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64mg 3.363mg Teff
Vitamin B5 0.278mg 0.942mg Teff
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate 24µg µg Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08µg µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.194mg 0.139mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.796mg 0.51mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88mg 0.501mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.43mg 1.068mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.908mg 0.376mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.175mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.698mg Tempeh
Valine 0.92mg 0.686mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.466mg 0.301mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0g g Teff
Saturated Fat 2.539g 0.449g Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205g 0.589g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 1.071g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh Teff
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
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
133
Teff

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
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
73%
Teff
Fats
50%
Tempeh
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 42)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.09g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Teff - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/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.