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Seaweed vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seaweed and Pea different?

  • Seaweed is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, however Pea is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Pea is 41% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 7 times more Calcium than Pea. While Seaweed contains 168mg of Calcium, Pea contains only 25mg.

Seaweed, kelp, raw and Peas, green, raw are the varieties 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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5
Pea
Contains more Iron +93.9%
Contains more Calcium +572%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +174.2%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.24
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Iron +93.9%
Contains more Calcium +572%
Contains more Magnesium +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +174.2%
Contains more Copper +35.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +157.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Equal in Zinc - 1.24

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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5
Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +569.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.1%
Contains more Folate +176.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +559.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +8350%
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 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Contains more Vitamin E +569.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +517.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +166.1%
Contains more Folate +176.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +559.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +8350%

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 Pea
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 Pea Opinion
Calories 43kcal 81kcal Pea
Protein 1.68g 5.42g Pea
Fats 0.56g 0.4g Seaweed
Vitamin C 3mg 40mg Pea
Net carbs 8.27g 8.75g Pea
Carbs 9.57g 14.45g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.85mg 1.47mg Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 25mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 244mg Pea
Magnesium 121mg 33mg Seaweed
Sugar 0.6g 5.67g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 5.7g Pea
Copper 0.13mg 0.176mg Pea
Zinc 1.23mg 1.24mg Pea
Starch g g
Phosphorus 42mg 108mg Pea
Sodium 233mg 5mg Pea
Vitamin A 116IU 765IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.266mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.132mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 2.09mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.104mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.169mg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 24.8µg Seaweed
Folate 180µg 65µg Seaweed
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.071g Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.035g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.187g Pea
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.037mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.203mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.195mg Pea
Leucine 0.083mg 0.323mg Pea
Lysine 0.082mg 0.317mg Pea
Methionine 0.025mg 0.082mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.2mg Pea
Valine 0.072mg 0.235mg Pea
Histidine 0.024mg 0.107mg Pea
Fructose g 0.39g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Pea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
14%
Pea
Fats
3%
Seaweed
2%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.07g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 228mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.176g)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.