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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 Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +337.1%
Contains less Sodium -89.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Iron +103.6%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +192.9%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +64.3%
Contains more Potassium +337.1%
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 A +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
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 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 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +107.8%
Contains more Folate +195.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +550%
Contains more Vitamin C +2733.3%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Brussels sprout Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 5.15g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 3.38g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.56g 0.3g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 8.95g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 43kcal
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout
Sugar 0.6g 2.2g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Calcium 168mg 42mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 1.4mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 23mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 89mg 389mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 233mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 1.23mg 0.42mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.07mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 754IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.88mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.09mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.745mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.309mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Folate 180µg 61µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.037mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.132mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.083mg 0.152mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.082mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.025mg 0.032mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.098mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.072mg 0.155mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.024mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.062g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.023g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 153g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seaweed Brussels sprout
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
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
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

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)

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.