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Seaweed vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Seaweed and Napa cabbage

  • Napa cabbage has less Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B2.
  • Seaweed covers your daily Folate needs 34% more than Napa cabbage.
  • Napa cabbage contains 21 times less Sodium than Seaweed. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Napa cabbage contains 11mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked.

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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 +479.3%
Contains more Iron +285.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1412.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Potassium - 87
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Calcium +479.3%
Contains more Iron +285.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1412.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Equal in Potassium - 87

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 B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734.3%
Contains more Folate +318.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1750%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734.3%
Contains more Folate +318.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +126.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1750%
Equal in Vitamin C - 3.2
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 2.23g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 1.1g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.17g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 2.23g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 12kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 1.3g g Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 29mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.74mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 8mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 19mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 87mg Seaweed
Sodium 233mg 11mg Napa cabbage
Zinc 1.23mg 0.14mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.096mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 263IU Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.87mg mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 3.2mg Napa cabbage
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.005mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.466mg Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.035mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.037mg Napa cabbage
Folate 180µg 43µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g g Seaweed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Napa cabbage
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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
12
Napa cabbage

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%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 222mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.