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Potato vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0.22g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 227mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.222g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Potato Seaweed
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
Potato Seaweed
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
16
Potato
29
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
35
Seaweed

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
Potato
3
:
Contains more Potassium +377.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Iron +251.9%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +310%
Contains more Potassium +377.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.7%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Contains more Iron +251.9%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Copper +18.2%
Contains more Zinc +310%

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
Potato
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +556.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14800%
Contains more Vitamin A +5700%
Contains more Vitamin E +8600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3200%
Contains more Vitamin C +556.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14800%
Contains more Vitamin A +5700%
Contains more Vitamin E +8600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +117.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +3200%

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
12%
Potato
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
10%
Seaweed
Fats
0%
Potato
3%
Seaweed

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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 Potato Seaweed Opinion
Calories 77 43 Potato
Protein 2.05 1.68 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 19.7 3 Potato
Carbs 17.49 9.57 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 12 168 Seaweed
Potassium 425 89 Potato
Magnesium 23 121 Seaweed
Sugars 0.82 0.6 Potato
Fiber 2.1 1.3 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.3 1.23 Seaweed
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 42 Potato
Sodium 6 233 Potato
Vitamin A 2 116 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.01 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.05 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.47 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.002 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 66 Seaweed
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.247 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.047 Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.021 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.067 0.055 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.098 0.083 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.082 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.025 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.043 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.072 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.024 Potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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