Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Seaweed vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

The main differences between Seaweed and Chinese broccoli

  • Seaweed is richer in Iron, Magnesium, Folate, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Zinc, yet Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin A.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Seaweed is 29% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 33 times more Sodium than Chinese broccoli. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Chinese broccoli contains 7mg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

Infographic

Seaweed vs Chinese broccoli infographic
Copy infographic link

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 +408.9%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Magnesium +572.2%
Contains more Copper +113.1%
Contains more Zinc +215.4%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Phosphorus - 41
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Iron +408.9%
Contains more Calcium +68%
Contains more Magnesium +572.2%
Contains more Copper +113.1%
Contains more Zinc +215.4%
Contains more Potassium +193.3%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Equal in Phosphorus - 41

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
:
Contains more Vitamin E +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +303.8%
Contains more Folate +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +840%
Contains more Vitamin A +1312.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3400%
Contains more Vitamin K +28.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.146
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437
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 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Contains more Vitamin E +81.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +303.8%
Contains more Folate +81.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +840%
Contains more Vitamin A +1312.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3400%
Contains more Vitamin K +28.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.146
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437

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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
3%
Seaweed
3%
Chinese broccoli

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 Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.24g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 226mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.137g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 43 22 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 1.14 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 3 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 1.309999942779541 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 3.81 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.56 Seaweed
Calcium 168 100 Seaweed
Potassium 89 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 121 18 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 0.84 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.13 0.061 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.39 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 41 Seaweed
Sodium 233 7 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin A 116 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.87 0.48 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.146 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.437 Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.159 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.07 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 180 99 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.11 Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.05 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.33 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
Fructose

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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.