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Seaweed vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Seaweed and Cucumber

  • The amount of Folate, Vitamin K, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Copper, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5 in Seaweed is higher than in Cucumber.
  • Seaweed covers your daily Folate needs 43% more than Cucumber.
  • Cucumber has 117 times less Sodium than Seaweed. Seaweed has 233mg of Sodium, while Cucumber has 2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +950%
Contains more Iron +917.9%
Contains more Magnesium +830.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Contains more Copper +217.1%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +950%
Contains more Iron +917.9%
Contains more Magnesium +830.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Zinc +515%
Contains more Copper +217.1%
Contains more Potassium +65.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%

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 A +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.9%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +302.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.8
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +2800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.9%
Contains more Folate +2471.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +302.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900%
Equal in Vitamin A - 105
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.8

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 3.13g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 0.65g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.11g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 3.63g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 15kcal Seaweed
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 0.6g 1.67g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 0.5g Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 16mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.28mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 13mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 24mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 147mg Cucumber
Sodium 233mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 1.23mg 0.2mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.041mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 105IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.03mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 2.8mg Seaweed
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.027mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.033mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.098mg Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.259mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.04mg Cucumber
Folate 180µg 7µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 16.4µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.005mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.019mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.021mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg 0.029mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg 0.029mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg 0.006mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.019mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg 0.022mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg 0.01mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.005g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.032g Seaweed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
4%
Cucumber
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 231mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.21g)
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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.