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Peppers vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Peppers and Seaweed

  • Peppers have more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Seaweed is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Peppers covers your daily Vitamin C needs 266% more than Seaweed.
  • Seaweed contains 139 times less Vitamin B6 than Peppers. Peppers contain 0.278mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • Peppers have less Sodium.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, green, raw and Seaweed, kelp, raw.

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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
Contains more Potassium +282%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Iron +137.5%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Zinc +310%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +282%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Iron +137.5%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Zinc +310%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42

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 +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +916.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +952.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.5%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
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 +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +916.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +952.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.5%
Contains more Folate +682.6%

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.
Peppers 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppers Seaweed Opinion
Calories 40kcal 43kcal Seaweed
Protein 2g 1.68g Peppers
Fats 0.2g 0.56g Seaweed
Vitamin C 242.5mg 3mg Peppers
Net carbs 7.96g 8.27g Seaweed
Carbs 9.46g 9.57g Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.2mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Calcium 18mg 168mg Seaweed
Potassium 340mg 89mg Peppers
Magnesium 25mg 121mg Seaweed
Sugar 5.1g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 1.5g 1.3g Peppers
Copper 0.174mg 0.13mg Peppers
Zinc 0.3mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 46mg 42mg Peppers
Sodium 7mg 233mg Peppers
Vitamin A 1179IU 116IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.05mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.95mg 0.47mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.061mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.278mg 0.002mg Peppers
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14.3µg 66µg Seaweed
Folate 23µg 180µg Seaweed
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.247g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.109g 0.047g Peppers
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.074mg 0.055mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.076mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.105mg 0.083mg Peppers
Lysine 0.089mg 0.082mg Peppers
Methionine 0.024mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.043mg Peppers
Valine 0.084mg 0.072mg Peppers
Histidine 0.041mg 0.024mg Peppers
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
90
Peppers
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
23
Peppers
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
12%
Peppers
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
9%
Peppers
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Peppers
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 226mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.226g)
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.

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.