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Garden asparagus vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Garden asparagus and Seaweed?

  • Garden asparagus is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Copper, yet Seaweed is richer in Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin K, Calcium, Iron, and Vitamin B5.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Folate is 32% higher.
  • Garden asparagus has 46 times more Vitamin B6 than Seaweed. Garden asparagus has 0.091mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed has 0.002mg.
  • Garden asparagus contains less Sodium.

We used Asparagus, raw and Seaweed, kelp, raw types in this comparison.

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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" 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 +127%
Contains more Copper +45.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +33.2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +764.3%
Contains more Zinc +127.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +127%
Contains more Copper +45.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +33.2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Magnesium +764.3%
Contains more Zinc +127.8%

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +551.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4450%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +58.7%
Contains more Folate +246.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +551.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4450%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +58.7%
Contains more Folate +246.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.15

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
29
Garden asparagus
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
27
Garden asparagus
47
Seaweed

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 food.
Protein
13%
Garden asparagus
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Garden asparagus Seaweed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Garden asparagus Seaweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.28g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 231mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.207g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden asparagus Seaweed Opinion
Calories 20 43 Seaweed
Protein 2.2 1.68 Garden asparagus
Fats 0.12 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 5.6 3 Garden asparagus
Carbs 3.88 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 24 168 Seaweed
Potassium 202 89 Garden asparagus
Magnesium 14 121 Seaweed
Sugar 1.88 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 2.1 1.3 Garden asparagus
Copper 0.189 0.13 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 1.23 Seaweed
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Phosphorus 52 42 Garden asparagus
Sodium 2 233 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 116 Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 1.13 0.87 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.05 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.47 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.002 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 66 Seaweed
Folate 52 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.247 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.047 Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.027 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.084 0.055 Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.075 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.128 0.083 Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.104 0.082 Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.031 0.025 Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.043 Garden asparagus
Valine 0.115 0.072 Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.049 0.024 Garden asparagus
Fructose 1 Garden asparagus

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/nutrients
  2. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.