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Seaweed vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seaweed and Olive different?

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, Zinc, Calcium, and Manganese, while Olive is higher in Folate, Copper, and Vitamin B2.
  • Seaweed covers your daily need of Vitamin K 54% more than Olive.
  • Seaweed contains 43 times more Vitamin B5 than Olive. Seaweed contains 0.642mg of Vitamin B5, while Olive contains 0.015mg.
  • Seaweed is lower in Sodium.

Seaweed, kelp, raw and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) types were used in this article.

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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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Olive
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +1012.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2925%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +1300%
Contains less Sodium -68.3%
Contains more Iron +15.8%
Contains more Copper +93.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 124% 27% 1% 3% 84% 6% 2% 96%
Contains more Calcium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +1012.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2925%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +1300%
Contains less Sodium -68.3%
Contains more Iron +15.8%
Contains more Copper +93.1%

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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Olive
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4180%
Contains more Vitamin K +4614.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
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 3% 25% 33% 0% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 4% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4180%
Contains more Vitamin K +4614.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +247.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +89.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%

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
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
43
Olive

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
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
6%
Olive
Fats
3%
Seaweed
49%
Olive

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

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Seaweed Olive
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sodium (difference - 502mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.168g)
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 - $3.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Olive Opinion
Calories 43 115 Olive
Protein 1.68 0.84 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 10.68 Olive
Vitamin C 3 0.9 Seaweed
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 3.059999942779541 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 6.26 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 3.3 Olive
Calcium 168 88 Seaweed
Potassium 89 8 Seaweed
Magnesium 121 4 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 0 Olive
Fiber 1.3 3.2 Olive
Copper 0.13 0.251 Olive
Zinc 1.23 0.22 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 3 Seaweed
Sodium 233 735 Seaweed
Vitamin A 116 403 Olive
Vitamin E 0.87 1.65 Olive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.003 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.037 Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.015 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.009 Olive
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 1.4 Seaweed
Folate 180 0 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 1.415 Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 7.888 Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.911 Olive
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.026 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 0.031 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 0.05 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 0.032 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 0.012 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.029 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 0.038 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 0.023 Seaweed
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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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.