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Seaweed vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seaweed and Bell pepper different?

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, while Bell pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 86% more than Seaweed.
  • Seaweed contains 78 times more Sodium than Bell pepper. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Bell pepper contains 3mg.

Seaweed, kelp, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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
Contains more Calcium +1580%
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1110%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Zinc +846.2%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Potassium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +1580%
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Magnesium +1110%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Zinc +846.2%
Contains more Copper +97%
Contains more Potassium +96.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%

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 E +135.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +548.5%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Contains more Vitamin K +791.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +219%
Contains more Vitamin C +2580%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11100%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin E +135.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +548.5%
Contains more Folate +1700%
Contains more Vitamin K +791.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +219%
Contains more Vitamin C +2580%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11100%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.48

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.
Seaweed Bell pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 2.94g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 0.86g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.17g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 4.64g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 20kcal Seaweed
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 0.6g 2.4g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 1.7g Bell pepper
Calcium 168mg 10mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.34mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 10mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 20mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 175mg Bell pepper
Sodium 233mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 1.23mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.066mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 370IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.37mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 80.4mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.057mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.028mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.48mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.099mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 180µg 10µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 7.4µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.012mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.036mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg 0.036mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg 0.039mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg 0.007mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.092mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.072mg 0.036mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg 0.01mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.008g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.062g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Bell pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
36
Seaweed
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
9
Bell pepper

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
10%
Seaweed
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
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 - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.189g)
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

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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.