Teff

Teff, uncooked

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 cup (193g)

Amount per serving

Calories

708

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.6g

6%

Saturated Fat 0.9g

4%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol

Sodium 23mg

1%

Total Carbohydrate 141.1g

51%

Dietary Fiber 15.4g

55%

Total Sugars 3.6g

Protein 25.7g

Vitamin D

Calcium 347mg

27%

Iron 15mg

82%

Potassium 824mg

18%

*

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.

Detailed Nutrient Information

Vitamin C

Thiamin

63%

0.75 mg

Riboflavin

40%

0.52 mg

Niacin

41%

6.49 mg

Pantothenic Acid

36%

1.82 mg

Vitamin B6

55%

0.93 mg

Folate

Folic Acid

Food Folate

Fortified Folate

Choline

5%

25.3 mg

Betaine

4.44 mg

Vitamin B12

Added Vitamin B12

Biotin

Vitamin A

0%

0 mcg

Retinol

Beta Carotene

9.65 mcg

Alpha Carotene

0 mcg

Beta Cryptoxanthin

0 mcg

Vitamin A IU

0%

17.4 IU

Lycophene

0 mcg

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

127 mcg

Vitamin E

1%

0.15 mg

Added Vitamin E

Beta Tocopherol

0.04 mg

Gamma Tocopherol

9.73 mg

Delta Tocopherol

0.14 mg

Alpha Tocotreniol

0.04 mg

Beta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Gamma Tocotreniol

0.44 mg

Delta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Vitamin D2 and D3

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

Vitamin K

3%

3.67 mcg

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

27%

347 mg

Iron

82%

14.7 mg

Magnesium

85%

355 mg

Phosphorus

66%

828 mg

Potassium

18%

824 mg

Sodium

1%

23.2 mg

Zinc

64%

7.01 mg

Copper

174%

1.56 mg

Manganese

775%

17.8 mg

Selenium

15%

8.49 mcg

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

6%

4.59 g

Saturated Fat

4%

0.87 g

Butyric Acid

Caproic Acid

Caprylic Acid

0 g

Capric Acid

0 g

Lauric Acid

0 g

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

0 g

Pentadecylic Acid

0 g

Palmitic Acid

0.63 g

Margaric Acid

0 g

Stearic Acid

0.19 g

Arachidic Acid

0.03 g

Behenic Acid

0.01 g

Lignoceric Acid

Monounsaturated Fat

1.14 g

Myristoleic Acid

0 g

Pentadecenoic Acid

0 g

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

0.01 g

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

0 g

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

1.11 g

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

0.02 g

Docos-13-enoic Acid

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

Polyunsaturated Fat

2.07 g

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

1.81 g

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

0.26 g

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

0.26 g

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

0 g

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

Eicosadienoic Acid

0 g

Icosatrienioc Acid

0 g

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

0 g

Arachidonic Acid (AA)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (HPA)

Adrenic Acid (AdA)

Docosapentanoic Acid (DPA)

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)

Trans Fat

Trans Monoenoic Fat

Trans Polyenoic Fat

Cholesterol

Phytosterols

Stigmasterols

Campesterol

Beta Sitosterol

Protein

51%

25.7 g

Tryptophan

0.27 g

Threonine

0.98 g

Isoleucine

0.97 g

Leucine

2.06 g

Lysine

0.73 g

Methionine

0.83 g

Cystine

0.46 g

Phenylalanine

1.35 g

Tyrosine

0.88 g

Valine

1.32 g

Arginine

1 g

Histidine

0.58 g

Alanine

1.44 g

Aspartic Acid

1.58 g

Glutamic Acid

6.46 g

Glycine

0.92 g

Proline

1.28 g

Serine

1.2 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

51%

141 g

Fibre

55%

15.4 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

3.55 g

Added Sugar

Sucrose

1.2 g

Glucose

1.41 g

Fructose

0.91 g

Lactose

0 g

Maltose

0.02 g

Galactose

0 g

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

70.6 g

Calories

708 kcal

Water

17 g

Ash

4.57 g

Theobromine

Caffeine

Alcohol

Serving Sizes

  • 1 cup (193g)

Nutrient Sources

  • Excellent source of Thiamin
  • Excellent source of Riboflavin
  • Excellent source of Niacin
  • Excellent source of Pantothenic Acid
  • Excellent source of Vitamin B6
  • Excellent source of Calcium
  • Excellent source of Iron
  • Excellent source of Magnesium
  • Excellent source of Phosphorus
  • Excellent source of Zinc
  • Excellent source of Copper
  • Excellent source of Manganese
  • Good source of Potassium
  • Good source of Selenium

‡ - As defined by Health Canada guidelines.

Nutrition Facts Source: USDA

Macronutrient Profile

Proportions of Macros

Summary:

  • Moderate Protein
  • Low Fat
  • High Carbs

Foods with similar macro profiles:

Profile of Protein in Item

Essential Amino Acids

Essential amino acids are critical for building protein. For more information, see the Wikipedia page on them.

Protein Quality Score: 60%

Limiting Amino Acid: Lysine

  • Some foods that are a good source of Lysine include eggs, meat (specifically red meat, lamb, pork, and poultry), soy, beans and peas, cheese (particularly Parmesan), and certain fish (such as cod and sardines).

100g of Teff contains 13.3g of protein, which is about the same as 2.2 eggs, 0.5 chicken breasts, or 1 cups (258g) of black beans.

† - Not adjusted for digestibility. See the tables here for reference.

Profile of Carbohydrates in Item

Fraction of Carbs by Type

* Other includes oligosaccharides and other polysaccharides.

Estimated Net Carbs:

  • 125.7g per 1 cup

Excellent source of Fiber.


Profile of Fat in Item

Types of Fats

Low in Saturated Fat.


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