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Seaweed vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Seaweed and Peppers

  • Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however Peppers are higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers covers your daily Vitamin C needs 266% more than Seaweed.
  • Peppers contain 33 times less Sodium than Seaweed. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Peppers contain 7mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, 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 +833.3%
Contains more Iron +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Zinc +310%
Contains more Potassium +282%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +833.3%
Contains more Iron +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +384%
Contains more Zinc +310%
Contains more Potassium +282%
Contains less Sodium -97%
Contains more Copper +33.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 46

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 E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +952.5%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +916.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +952.5%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +361.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +916.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +102.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%

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 Peppers
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 Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 7.96g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 2g Peppers
Fats 0.56g 0.2g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 9.46g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 40kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 5.1g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 1.5g Peppers
Calcium 168mg 18mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 1.2mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 25mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 46mg Peppers
Potassium 89mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 233mg 7mg Peppers
Zinc 1.23mg 0.3mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 116IU 1179IU Peppers
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.69mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.09mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.061mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 180µg 23µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 14.3µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.026mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.074mg Peppers
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.065mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg 0.105mg Peppers
Lysine 0.082mg 0.089mg Peppers
Methionine 0.025mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.062mg Peppers
Valine 0.072mg 0.084mg Peppers
Histidine 0.024mg 0.041mg Peppers
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.011g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.109g Peppers

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seaweed Peppers
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
9%
Peppers
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 226mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.226g)
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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.