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Seaweed vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Seaweed and Brussels sprout

  • Seaweed has more Folate, Magnesium, Iron, and Calcium, however Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Brussels sprout covers your daily need of Vitamin K 93% more than Seaweed.
  • Seaweed has 9 times more Sodium than Brussels sprout. While Seaweed has 233mg of Sodium, Brussels sprout has only 25mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, kelp, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 Iron +103.6%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +337.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Potassium +337.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%

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 B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +195.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10850%
Contains more Vitamin K +168.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.88
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +195.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10850%
Contains more Vitamin K +168.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.88

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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Brussels sprout

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 Brussels sprout
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Seaweed Brussels sprout
Low Calories diet Equal
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 - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 208mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.185g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 43 43
Protein 1.68 3.38 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.56 0.3 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 85 Brussels sprout
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 5.150000095367432 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 8.95 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 1.4 Seaweed
Calcium 168 42 Seaweed
Potassium 89 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 121 23 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 2.2 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.13 0.07 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.42 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 233 25 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 116 754 Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.87 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.09 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.745 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.309 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 180 61 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.062 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.023 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.048 0.037 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.12 Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.076 0.132 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.083 0.152 Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.082 0.154 Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.025 0.032 Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.098 Brussels sprout
Valine 0.072 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.024 0.076 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.