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Khorasan wheat vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Khorasan wheat and Teff

  • Khorasan wheat has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Fiber, however Teff is richer in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Teff covers your daily Manganese needs 283% more than Khorasan wheat.
  • Teff has 19 times less Selenium than Khorasan wheat. Khorasan wheat has 81.5µg of Selenium, while Teff has 4.4µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Teff, uncooked.

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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 less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Equal in Potassium - 427
Equal in Zinc - 3.63
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270%
Contains less Sodium -58.3%
Contains more Calcium +718.2%
Contains more Iron +102.4%
Contains more Magnesium +41.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Copper +60.1%
Equal in Potassium - 427
Equal in Zinc - 3.63

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
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Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.942
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.9
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
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 A +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +89.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.1%
Equal in Vitamin A - 9
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.942
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.9

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Teff Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 65.13g Teff
Protein 14.54g 13.3g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13g 2.38g Teff
Carbs 70.58g 73.13g Teff
Calories 337kcal 367kcal Teff
Starch 52.41g 36.56g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g 0.47g Teff
Sugar 7.84g 1.84g Teff
Fiber 11.1g 8g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22mg 180mg Teff
Iron 3.77mg 7.63mg Teff
Magnesium 130mg 184mg Teff
Phosphorus 364mg 429mg Teff
Potassium 403mg 427mg Teff
Sodium 5mg 12mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68mg 3.63mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506mg 0.81mg Teff
Vitamin A 10IU 9IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61mg 0.08mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU IU
Vitamin D µg µg
Vitamin C 0mg mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0.39mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0.27mg Teff
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 3.363mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 0.942mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0.482mg Teff
Folate µg µg
Vitamin B12 µg µg
Vitamin K 1.8µg 1.9µg Teff
Tryptophan 0.13mg 0.139mg Teff
Threonine 0.442mg 0.51mg Teff
Isoleucine 0.566mg 0.501mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112mg 1.068mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416mg 0.376mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.251mg 0.428mg Teff
Phenylalanine 0.772mg 0.698mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687mg 0.686mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379mg 0.301mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0mg mg Teff
Trans Fat 0.005g g Teff
Saturated Fat 0.196g 0.449g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 0.589g Teff
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 1.071g Teff

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat 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
36
Khorasan wheat
33
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
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
87%
Khorasan wheat
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
73%
Teff
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
11%
Teff

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Teff
Teff is lower in Sugar (difference - 6g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.253g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.