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Brussels sprout vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Wakame
Wakame contains less Sugars (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 847mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.068g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brussels sprout Wakame
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Wakame
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
104
Brussels sprout
14
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
16
Brussels sprout
44
Wakame

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
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Wakame
Contains more Potassium +678%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Iron +55.7%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +365.2%
Contains more Copper +305.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.38
Contains more Potassium +678%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.1%
Contains more Iron +55.7%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +365.2%
Contains more Copper +305.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.38

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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Wakame
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10850%
Contains more Vitamin K +3239.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +131.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10850%
Contains more Vitamin K +3239.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +114.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +125.6%

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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
9%
Wakame
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
3%
Wakame

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Brussels sprout Wakame Opinion
Calories 43 45 Wakame
Protein 3.38 3.03 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.64 Wakame
Vitamin C 85 3 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 9.14 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 2.18 Wakame
Calcium 42 150 Wakame
Potassium 389 50 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 107 Wakame
Sugars 2.2 0.65 Brussels sprout
Fiber 3.8 0.5 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.284 Wakame
Zinc 0.42 0.38 Brussels sprout
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Phosphorus 69 80 Wakame
Sodium 25 872 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 360 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88 1 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.06 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.23 Wakame
Vitamin B3 0.745 1.6 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.697 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.002 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 5.3 Brussels sprout
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.13 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.058 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.218 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.035 Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12 0.165 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.132 0.087 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.257 Wakame
Lysine 0.154 0.112 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032 0.063 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.112 Wakame
Valine 0.155 0.209 Wakame
Histidine 0.076 0.015 Brussels sprout
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