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Seaweed vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 222mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.
Seaweed Napa cabbage
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Napa cabbage
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
29
Seaweed
4
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
35
Seaweed
7
Napa cabbage

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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Contains more Iron +285.1%
Contains more Calcium +479.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1412.5%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Potassium - 87
Contains more Iron +285.1%
Contains more Calcium +479.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1412.5%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Potassium - 87

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1750%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1750%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466

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
10%
Seaweed
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Napa cabbage

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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 Seaweed Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 43 12 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 1.1 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.17 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 3.2 Napa cabbage
Carbs 9.57 2.23 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.74 Seaweed
Calcium 168 29 Seaweed
Potassium 89 87 Seaweed
Magnesium 121 8 Seaweed
Sugars 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 Seaweed
Copper 0.13 0.096 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.14 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 19 Seaweed
Sodium 233 11 Napa cabbage
Vitamin A 116 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.005 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.025 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.466 Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.035 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.037 Napa cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 Seaweed
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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