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Summer squash vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 231mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.203g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sugars (difference - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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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.
Summer squash Seaweed
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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
Summer squash 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
Summer squash
29
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
9
Summer squash
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
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Contains more Potassium +194.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +714.3%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Copper +154.9%
Contains more Zinc +324.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +194.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +714.3%
Contains more Calcium +1020%
Contains more Magnesium +611.8%
Contains more Copper +154.9%
Contains more Zinc +324.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.5%

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 C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10800%
Contains more Vitamin E +625%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47
Contains more Vitamin C +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10800%
Contains more Vitamin E +625%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +314.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47

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
7%
Summer squash
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
3%
Summer squash
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Summer squash
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 Summer squash Seaweed Opinion
Calories 16 43 Seaweed
Protein 1.21 1.68 Seaweed
Fats 0.18 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 17 3 Summer squash
Carbs 3.35 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.35 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 15 168 Seaweed
Potassium 262 89 Summer squash
Magnesium 17 121 Seaweed
Sugars 2.2 0.6 Summer squash
Fiber 1.1 1.3 Seaweed
Copper 0.051 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.29 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 38 42 Seaweed
Sodium 2 233 Summer squash
Vitamin A 200 116 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.05 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.142 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.487 0.47 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.218 0.002 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3 66 Seaweed
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.044 0.247 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.089 0.047 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.028 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.042 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.069 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.065 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.017 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.041 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.053 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.025 0.024 Summer squash
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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