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Agar vs. Apricot jam — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Agar and Apricot jam

  • Apricot jam has less Iron, Manganese, Magnesium, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin E , and Potassium.
  • Agar's daily need coverage for Iron is 261% more.
  • Agar has 580 times more Folate than Apricot jam. Agar has 580µg of Folate, while Apricot jam has 1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, agar, dried and Jams and preserves, apricot.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +3025%
Contains more Iron +4267.3%
Contains more Magnesium +19150%
Contains more Phosphorus +1633.3%
Contains more Potassium +1361%
Contains more Zinc +9566.7%
Contains more Copper +510%
Contains more Manganese +10650%
Contains more Selenium +270%
Contains less Sodium -60.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 188% 803% 550% 23% 100% 14% 159% 204% 561% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 19% 3% 2% 7% 6% 2% 34% 6% 11%
Contains more Calcium +3025%
Contains more Iron +4267.3%
Contains more Magnesium +19150%
Contains more Phosphorus +1633.3%
Contains more Potassium +1361%
Contains more Zinc +9566.7%
Contains more Copper +510%
Contains more Manganese +10650%
Contains more Selenium +270%
Contains less Sodium -60.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Agar
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Contains more Vitamin E +3746.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +909.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1415%
Contains more Folate +57900%
Contains more Choline +15725%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 100% 0% 0% 3% 52% 4% 182% 70% 435% 0% 35% 61%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 3% 0% 30% 0% 6% 1% 2% 5% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +3746.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +909.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14990%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1415%
Contains more Folate +57900%
Contains more Choline +15725%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +787.1%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +25.6%
Contains more Other +1865%
Contains more Water +297.5%
6% 81% 9% 4%
Protein: 6.21 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 80.88 g
Water: 8.68 g
Other: 3.93 g
64% 35%
Protein: 0.7 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 64.4 g
Water: 34.5 g
Other: 0.2 g
Contains more Protein +787.1%
Contains more Fats +50%
Contains more Carbs +25.6%
Contains more Other +1865%
Contains more Water +297.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.6%
32% 14% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.01 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +∞%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +∞%
Contains less Saturated Fat -83.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Agar Apricot jam
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Agar Apricot jam Opinion
Net carbs 73.18g 64.1g Agar
Protein 6.21g 0.7g Agar
Fats 0.3g 0.2g Agar
Carbs 80.88g 64.4g Agar
Calories 306kcal 242kcal Agar
Sugar 2.97g 43.4g Agar
Fiber 7.7g 0.3g Agar
Calcium 625mg 20mg Agar
Iron 21.4mg 0.49mg Agar
Magnesium 770mg 4mg Agar
Phosphorus 52mg 3mg Agar
Potassium 1125mg 77mg Agar
Sodium 102mg 40mg Apricot jam
Zinc 5.8mg 0.06mg Agar
Copper 0.61mg 0.1mg Agar
Manganese 4.3mg 0.04mg Agar
Selenium 7.4µg 2µg Agar
Vitamin A 0IU 205IU Apricot jam
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 10µg Apricot jam
Vitamin E 5mg 0.13mg Agar
Vitamin C 0mg 8.8mg Apricot jam
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0mg Agar
Vitamin B2 0.222mg 0.022mg Agar
Vitamin B3 0.202mg 0.036mg Agar
Vitamin B5 3.018mg 0.02mg Agar
Vitamin B6 0.303mg 0.02mg Agar
Folate 580µg 1µg Agar
Choline 63.3mg 0.4mg Agar
Vitamin K 24.4µg 0µg Agar
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.01g Apricot jam
Omega-3 - EPA 0.087g 0g Agar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027g 0g Agar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.102g 0g Agar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Agar Apricot jam
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
72%
Agar
4%
Apricot jam
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
264%
Agar
9%
Apricot jam

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Apricot jam
Apricot jam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Agar
Agar is lower in Sugar (difference - 40.43g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agar
Agar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 69)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Agar
Agar is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Agar
Agar is relatively richer in vitamins
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 ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Agar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170090/nutrients
  2. Apricot jam - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170645/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.