Teff Grain (2/40)

Eragrostis tef, also known as teff, Williams’ lovegrass or annual bunch grass, is an annual grass, a species of lovegrass native to Ethiopia and Eritrea.It is raised for its edible seeds, also known as teff. Teff has an attractive nutrition profile, being high in dietary fiber and iron and providing protein and calcium.It is similar to millet and quinoa in cooking, but the seed is much smaller and cooks faster, thus using less fuel.

Teff, cooked
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 422 kJ (101 kcal)
19.86 g
Dietary fiber 2.8 g
0.65 g
3.87 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1)
(16%)

0.183 mg

Riboflavin (B2)
(3%)

0.033 mg

Niacin (B3)
(6%)

0.909 mg

Vitamin B6
(7%)

0.097 mg

Folate (B9)
(5%)

18 μg

Minerals
Calcium
(5%)

49 mg

Iron
(16%)

2.05 mg

Magnesium
(14%)

50 mg

Manganese
(136%)

2.86 mg

Phosphorus
(17%)

120 mg

Potassium
(2%)

107 mg

Sodium
(1%)

8 mg

Zinc
(12%)

1.11 mg

Other constituents
Water 74.93 g

Percentages are roughly approximated using US recommendations for adults.

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