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Broccoli vs. Agar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Broccoli and Agar

  • Broccoli has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin K, while Agar has more Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Folate, Copper, Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Agar covers your daily need of Iron 258% more than Broccoli.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Broccoli, raw and Seaweed, agar, dried.

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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.
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Agar
Contains more Phosphorus +26.9%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Calcium +1229.8%
Contains more Iron +2831.5%
Contains more Magnesium +3566.7%
Contains more Potassium +256%
Contains more Zinc +1314.6%
Contains more Copper +1144.9%
Contains more Manganese +1947.6%
Contains more Selenium +196%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17% 28% 14%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 188% 803% 550% 23% 100% 14% 159% 204% 561% 41%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.9%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Calcium +1229.8%
Contains more Iron +2831.5%
Contains more Magnesium +3566.7%
Contains more Potassium +256%
Contains more Zinc +1314.6%
Contains more Copper +1144.9%
Contains more Manganese +1947.6%
Contains more Selenium +196%

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.
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Agar
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +216.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +541%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.1%
Contains more Folate +820.6%
Contains more Choline +238.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 11% 254%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +610%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +216.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +316.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +541%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +426.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.1%
Contains more Folate +820.6%
Contains more Choline +238.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Agar
Contains more Fats +23.3%
Contains more Water +928.8%
Contains more Protein +120.2%
Contains more Carbs +1118.1%
Contains more Other +351.7%
3% 7% 89%
Protein: 2.82 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.64 g
Water: 89.3 g
Other: 0.87 g
6% 81% 9% 4%
Protein: 6.21 g
Fats: 0.3 g
Carbs: 80.88 g
Water: 8.68 g
Other: 3.93 g
Contains more Fats +23.3%
Contains more Water +928.8%
Contains more Protein +120.2%
Contains more Carbs +1118.1%
Contains more Other +351.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Agar
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +145.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.4%
44% 13% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.039 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.038 g
32% 14% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -36.1%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +145.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +168.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Agar Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 73.18g Agar
Protein 2.82g 6.21g Agar
Fats 0.37g 0.3g Broccoli
Carbs 6.64g 80.88g Agar
Calories 34kcal 306kcal Agar
Fructose 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 2.97g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 7.7g Agar
Calcium 47mg 625mg Agar
Iron 0.73mg 21.4mg Agar
Magnesium 21mg 770mg Agar
Phosphorus 66mg 52mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 1125mg Agar
Sodium 33mg 102mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.41mg 5.8mg Agar
Copper 0.049mg 0.61mg Agar
Manganese 0.21mg 4.3mg Agar
Selenium 2.5µg 7.4µg Agar
Vitamin A 623IU 0IU Broccoli
Vitamin A RAE 31µg 0µg Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78mg 5mg Agar
Vitamin C 89.2mg 0mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.01mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.222mg Agar
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.202mg Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 3.018mg Agar
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.303mg Agar
Folate 63µg 580µg Agar
Choline 18.7mg 63.3mg Agar
Vitamin K 101.6µg 24.4µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079mg Broccoli
Leucine 0.129mg Broccoli
Lysine 0.135mg Broccoli
Methionine 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg Broccoli
Histidine 0.059mg Broccoli
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.061g Broccoli
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.087g Agar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.027g Agar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.102g Agar

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Agar
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
61%
Broccoli
72%
Agar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Broccoli
264%
Agar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.27g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 69mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Agar
Agar is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Agar
Agar is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Agar
Agar 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 richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/nutrients
  2. Agar - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170090/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.