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Teff nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Teff, uncooked
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Teff

Teff
57 (medium)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (193 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
6.3 (acidic )
Calories
367
92% Iron
91% Carbs
89% Magnesium
89% Phosphorus
87% Calcium
Explanation: The given food contains more Iron than 92% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Iron than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Carbs, Magnesium, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
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Macronutrients chart

14% 3% 74% 9% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 27%
13.3 g of 50 g
27%
Fats:
Daily Value: 4%
2.38 g of 65 g
4%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 24%
73.13 g of 300 g
24%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
8.82 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
2.37 g

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Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 367
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 12mg
24%
Total Carbohydrate 73g
32%
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 13g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 180mg 18%

Iron 8mg 100%

Potassium 427mg 13%

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The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 54% 287% 132% 184% 38% 2% 99% 270% 1206% 24% 8%
Calcium: 180 mg of 1,000 mg 18%
Iron: 7.63 mg of 8 mg 95%
Magnesium: 184 mg of 420 mg 44%
Phosphorus: 429 mg of 700 mg 61%
Potassium: 427 mg of 3,400 mg 13%
Sodium: 12 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 3.63 mg of 11 mg 33%
Copper: 0.81 mg of 1 mg 90%
Manganese: 9.24 mg of 2 mg 402%
Selenium: 4.4 µg of 55 µg 8%
Choline: 13.1 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
7.63 mg
TOP 8%
Phosphorus
429 mg
TOP 11%
Magnesium
184 mg
TOP 11%
Calcium
180 mg
TOP 13%
Potassium
427 mg
TOP 16%
Copper
0.81 mg
TOP 18%
Manganese
9.24 mg
TOP 25%
Zinc
3.63 mg
TOP 26%
Selenium
4.4 µg
TOP 69%
Choline
13.1 mg
TOP 82%
Sodium
12 mg
TOP 84%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 9 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.08 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.39 mg of 1 mg 33%
Vitamin B2: 0.27 mg of 1 mg 21%
Vitamin B3: 3.363 mg of 16 mg 21%
Vitamin B5: 0.942 mg of 5 mg 19%
Vitamin B6: 0.482 mg of 1 mg 37%
Folate: µg of 400 µg 0%
Vitamin B12: µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.9 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.39 mg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B6
0.482 mg
TOP 25%
Vitamin B2
0.27 mg
TOP 31%
Vitamin B5
0.942 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin B3
3.363 mg
TOP 48%
Vitamin A
9 IU
TOP 65%
Vitamin K
1.9 µg
TOP 66%
Vitamin E
0.08 mg
TOP 88%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 149% 146% 108% 118% 54% 123% 120% 114% 129%
Tryptophan: 139 mg of 280 mg 50%
Threonine: 510 mg of 1,050 mg 49%
Isoleucine: 501 mg of 1,400 mg 36%
Leucine: 1068 mg of 2,730 mg 39%
Lysine: 376 mg of 2,100 mg 18%
Methionine: 428 mg of 1,050 mg 41%
Phenylalanine: 698 mg of 1,750 mg 40%
Valine: 686 mg of 1,820 mg 38%
Histidine: 301 mg of 700 mg 43%

Fat type information

0.449% 0.589% 1.071%
Saturated Fat: 0.449 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.589 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.071 g

Carbohydrate type breakdown

36.56% 0.73%
Starch: 36.56 g
Sucrose: 0.62 g
Glucose: 0.73 g
Fructose: 0.47 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.01 g
Galactose: 0 g

Fiber content ratio for Teff

1.84% 8% 63.29%
Sugar: 1.84 g
Fiber: 8 g
Other: 63.29 g

All nutrients for Teff per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 32% 37% 13.3g 4.7 times more than Broccoli
Fats 4% 65% 2.38g 14 times less than Cheese
Carbs 24% 9% 73.13g 2.6 times more than Rice
Calories 18% 20% 367kcal 7.8 times more than Orange
Starch 15% 89% 36.56g 2.4 times more than Potato
Fructose 1% 89% 0.47g 12.6 times less than Apple
Sugar 0% 60% 1.84g 4.9 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 32% 13% 8g 3.3 times more than Orange
Calcium 18% 13% 180mg 1.4 times more than Milk
Iron 95% 8% 7.63mg 2.9 times more than Beef
Magnesium 44% 11% 184mg 1.3 times more than Almond
Phosphorus 61% 11% 429mg 2.4 times more than Chicken meat
Potassium 13% 16% 427mg 2.9 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 84% 12mg 40.8 times less than White Bread
Zinc 33% 26% 3.63mg 1.7 times less than Beef
Copper 90% 18% 0.81mg 5.7 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 88% 0.08mg 18.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin B1 33% 22% 0.39mg 1.5 times more than Pea
Vitamin B2 21% 31% 0.27mg 2.1 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 21% 48% 3.36mg 2.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 19% 37% 0.94mg 1.2 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 37% 25% 0.48mg 4.1 times more than Oat
Vitamin K 2% 66% 1.9µg 53.5 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 73% 0.14mg 2.2 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 73% 0.51mg 1.4 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 74% 0.5mg 1.8 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 72% 1.07mg 2.3 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 79% 0.38mg 1.2 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 68% 0.43mg 4.5 times more than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 69% 0.7mg Equal to Egg
Valine 0% 72% 0.69mg 3 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 74% 0.3mg 2.5 times less than Turkey meat
Saturated Fat 2% 70% 0.45g 13.1 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 70% 0.59g 16.6 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 44% 1.07g 44 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169747/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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