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Seaweed vs Garlic - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Seaweed and Garlic

  • Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, and Iron, however Garlic is richer in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C, Selenium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Garlic covers your daily Vitamin B6 needs 95% more than Seaweed.
  • Garlic has 60 times less Folate than Seaweed. Seaweed has 180µg of Folate, while Garlic has 3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Garlic, 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
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Garlic
Contains more Iron +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Phosphorus +264.3%
Contains more Potassium +350.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Copper +130%
Equal in Calcium - 181
Equal in Zinc - 1.16
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Contains more Iron +67.6%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Phosphorus +264.3%
Contains more Potassium +350.6%
Contains less Sodium -92.7%
Contains more Copper +130%
Equal in Calcium - 181
Equal in Zinc - 1.16

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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Garlic
Contains more Vitamin A +1188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +987.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +5900%
Contains more Vitamin K +3782.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +940%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61650%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.596
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 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1188.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +987.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Folate +5900%
Contains more Vitamin K +3782.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +940%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61650%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.596

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Garlic Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 30.96g Garlic
Protein 1.68g 6.36g Garlic
Fats 0.56g 0.5g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 33.06g Garlic
Calories 43kcal 149kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 1g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 2.1g Garlic
Calcium 168mg 181mg Garlic
Iron 2.85mg 1.7mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 25mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 153mg Garlic
Potassium 89mg 401mg Garlic
Sodium 233mg 17mg Garlic
Zinc 1.23mg 1.16mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.299mg Garlic
Vitamin A 116IU 9IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.08mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 31.2mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.2mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.11mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.7mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.596mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 1.235mg Garlic
Folate 180µg 3µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 1.7µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.066mg Garlic
Threonine 0.055mg 0.157mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.217mg Garlic
Leucine 0.083mg 0.308mg Garlic
Lysine 0.082mg 0.273mg Garlic
Methionine 0.025mg 0.076mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.183mg Garlic
Valine 0.072mg 0.291mg Garlic
Histidine 0.024mg 0.113mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.089g Garlic
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.011g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.249g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seaweed Garlic
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
43
Garlic
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
46
Garlic

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
38%
Garlic
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
33%
Garlic
Fats
3%
Seaweed
2%
Garlic

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 216mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.158g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.