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Collard Greens vs. Agar — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Collard Greens and Agar

  • Collard Greens has more Vitamin K, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Agar is higher in Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Calcium.
  • Collard Greens covers your daily Vitamin K needs 318% more than Agar.

Food varieties used in this article are Collards, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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.
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +343.3%
Contains more Iron +1793.8%
Contains more Magnesium +3566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +861.5%
Contains more Zinc +2421.7%
Contains more Copper +1096.1%
Contains more Manganese +743.1%
Contains more Selenium +1380%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 43% 43% 15% 14% 11% 2% 7% 17% 67% 3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 188% 803% 550% 23% 100% 14% 159% 204% 561% 41%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +343.3%
Contains more Iron +1793.8%
Contains more Magnesium +3566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +62.5%
Contains more Potassium +861.5%
Contains more Zinc +2421.7%
Contains more Copper +1096.1%
Contains more Manganese +743.1%
Contains more Selenium +1380%

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 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +468.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1284.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.7%
Contains more Folate +3525%
Contains more Choline +64.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 456% 18% 0% 61% 10% 25% 11% 14% 30% 12% 0% 21% 1017%
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 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1566.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +468.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1284.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +136.7%
Contains more Folate +3525%
Contains more Choline +64.8%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +140%
Contains more Water +938.9%
Contains more Protein +129.2%
Contains more Carbs +1331.5%
Contains more Other +431.1%
3% 6% 90%
Protein: 2.71 g
Fats: 0.72 g
Carbs: 5.65 g
Water: 90.18 g
Other: 0.74 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 +140%
Contains more Water +938.9%
Contains more Protein +129.2%
Contains more Carbs +1331.5%
Contains more Other +431.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -23%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.027
19% 11% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.047 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.173 g
32% 14% 54%
Saturated Fat: 0.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.102 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -23%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +69.6%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.027

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Collard Greens Agar Opinion
Net carbs 1.65g 73.18g Agar
Protein 2.71g 6.21g Agar
Fats 0.72g 0.3g Collard Greens
Carbs 5.65g 80.88g Agar
Calories 33kcal 306kcal Agar
Sugar 0.4g 2.97g Collard Greens
Fiber 4g 7.7g Agar
Calcium 141mg 625mg Agar
Iron 1.13mg 21.4mg Agar
Magnesium 21mg 770mg Agar
Phosphorus 32mg 52mg Agar
Potassium 117mg 1125mg Agar
Sodium 15mg 102mg Collard Greens
Zinc 0.23mg 5.8mg Agar
Copper 0.051mg 0.61mg Agar
Manganese 0.51mg 4.3mg Agar
Selenium 0.5µg 7.4µg Agar
Vitamin A 7600IU 0IU Collard Greens
Vitamin A RAE 380µg 0µg Collard Greens
Vitamin E 0.88mg 5mg Agar
Vitamin C 18.2mg 0mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.01mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.106mg 0.222mg Agar
Vitamin B3 0.575mg 0.202mg Collard Greens
Vitamin B5 0.218mg 3.018mg Agar
Vitamin B6 0.128mg 0.303mg Agar
Folate 16µg 580µg Agar
Choline 38.4mg 63.3mg Agar
Vitamin K 406.6µg 24.4µg Collard Greens
Tryptophan 0.027mg Collard Greens
Threonine 0.074mg Collard Greens
Isoleucine 0.086mg Collard Greens
Leucine 0.13mg Collard Greens
Lysine 0.101mg Collard Greens
Methionine 0.028mg Collard Greens
Phenylalanine 0.075mg Collard Greens
Valine 0.104mg Collard Greens
Histidine 0.04mg Collard Greens
Saturated Fat 0.047g 0.061g Collard Greens
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.087g Agar
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.027g Agar
Polyunsaturated fat 0.173g 0.102g Collard Greens

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Collard Greens Agar
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
129%
Collard Greens
72%
Agar
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
22%
Collard Greens
264%
Agar

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 87mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Collard Greens
Collard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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 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. Collard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170407/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.