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Gratin vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gratin and Seaweed different?

  • Gratin is richer in Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Potassium and Vitamin C, while Seaweed is higher in Folate, Iron and Magnesium.
  • Seaweed covers your daily need of Folate 42% more than Gratin.
  • Gratin contains 87 times more Vitamin B6 than Seaweed. Gratin contains 0.174mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • Seaweed is lower in Saturated Fat.

Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Seaweed, kelp, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Gratin
3
:
Contains more Potassium +344.9%
Contains more Copper +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +169%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +505%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +344.9%
Contains more Copper +23.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +169%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +505%
Contains more Zinc +78.3%
Contains less Sodium -46.2%

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
Gratin
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +230%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +8600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +1536.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
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 +230%
Contains more Vitamin A +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +8600%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.9%
Contains more Folate +1536.4%

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
15
Gratin
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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 the food
Protein
30%
Gratin
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
10%
Seaweed
Fats
35%
Gratin
3%
Seaweed

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.
Gratin Seaweed
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Seaweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sodium (difference - 200mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.486g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Gratin
Gratin contains less Sugars (difference - 0.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Gratin Seaweed Opinion
Calories 132 43 Gratin
Protein 5.06 1.68 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.56 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 3 Gratin
Carbs 11.27 9.57 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 119 168 Seaweed
Potassium 396 89 Gratin
Magnesium 20 121 Seaweed
Sugars 0.6 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 1.3 Gratin
Copper 0.16 0.13 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 113 42 Gratin
Sodium 433 233 Seaweed
Vitamin A 264 116 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.05 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.47 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.002 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 Seaweed
Folate 11 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.247 Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.098 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.047 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.048 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.055 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.076 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.083 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.082 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.025 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.043 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.072 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.024 Gratin
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References

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

  1. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.