Teff

Teff, cooked

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 cup (252g)

Amount per serving

Calories

255

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.6g

2%

Saturated Fat

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 20mg

1%

Total Carbohydrate 50g

18%

Dietary Fiber 7.1g

25%

Total Sugars

Protein 9.8g

Vitamin D

Calcium 123mg

9%

Iron 5mg

29%

Potassium 270mg

6%

*

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

38%

0.46 mg

Riboflavin

6%

0.08 mg

Niacin

14%

2.29 mg

Pantothenic Acid

Vitamin B6

14%

0.24 mg

Folate

45.4 mcg

Folic Acid

0 mcg

Food Folate

45.4 mcg

Fortified Folate

45.4 mcg

Choline

Betaine

Vitamin B12

0%

0 mcg

Added Vitamin B12

Biotin

Vitamin A

0%

0 mcg

Retinol

0 mcg

Beta Carotene

Alpha Carotene

Beta Cryptoxanthin

Vitamin A IU

0%

5.04 IU

Lycophene

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Vitamin E

Added Vitamin E

Beta Tocopherol

Gamma Tocopherol

Delta Tocopherol

Alpha Tocotreniol

Beta Tocotreniol

Gamma Tocotreniol

Delta Tocotreniol

Vitamin D2 and D3

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

Vitamin K

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

9%

123 mg

Iron

29%

5.17 mg

Magnesium

30%

126 mg

Phosphorus

24%

302 mg

Potassium

6%

270 mg

Sodium

1%

20.2 mg

Zinc

25%

2.8 mg

Copper

63%

0.57 mg

Manganese

313%

7.21 mg

Selenium

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

2%

1.64 g

Saturated Fat

Butyric Acid

Caproic Acid

Caprylic Acid

Capric Acid

Lauric Acid

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

Pentadecylic Acid

Palmitic Acid

Margaric Acid

Stearic Acid

Arachidic Acid

Behenic Acid

Lignoceric Acid

Monounsaturated Fat

Myristoleic Acid

Pentadecenoic Acid

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

Docos-13-enoic Acid

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

Polyunsaturated Fat

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

Eicosadienoic Acid

Icosatrienioc Acid

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

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

0%

0 mg

Phytosterols

Stigmasterols

Campesterol

Beta Sitosterol

Protein

20%

9.75 g

Tryptophan

0.1 g

Threonine

0.38 g

Isoleucine

0.37 g

Leucine

0.78 g

Lysine

0.28 g

Methionine

0.32 g

Cystine

0.17 g

Phenylalanine

0.51 g

Tyrosine

0.34 g

Valine

0.5 g

Arginine

0.38 g

Histidine

0.22 g

Alanine

0.55 g

Aspartic Acid

0.6 g

Glutamic Acid

2.46 g

Glycine

0.35 g

Proline

0.49 g

Serine

0.46 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

18%

50 g

Fibre

25%

7.06 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

Added Sugar

Sucrose

Glucose

Fructose

Lactose

Maltose

Galactose

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

Calories

255 kcal

Water

189 g

Ash

1.74 g

Theobromine

Caffeine

Alcohol

Serving Sizes

  • 1 cup (252g)

Nutrient Sources

  • Excellent source of Thiamin
  • Excellent source of Iron
  • Excellent source of Magnesium
  • Excellent source of Zinc
  • Excellent source of Copper
  • Excellent source of Manganese
  • Good source of Phosphorus

‡ - 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 3.9g of protein, which is about the same as 0.6 eggs, 0.1 chicken breasts, or 0.3 cups (75g) 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:

  • 43g per 1 cup

Excellent source of Fiber.


Profile of Fat in Item

Types of Fats

Zero Trans Fat.

Low in Cholesterol.

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