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Seaweed vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Seaweed and Chili pepper

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, yet Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chili pepper is 156% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 26 times more Sodium than Chili pepper. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Chili pepper contains 9mg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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 +1100%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +373.1%
Contains more Potassium +261.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Equal in Copper - 0.129
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Iron +176.7%
Contains more Magnesium +426.1%
Contains more Zinc +373.1%
Contains more Potassium +261.8%
Contains less Sodium -96.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 43
Equal in Copper - 0.129

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 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.4%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin E +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.4%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +371.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +720.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 7.31g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 1.87g Chili pepper
Fats 0.56g 0.44g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 8.81g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 40kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 5.3g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 1.5g Chili pepper
Calcium 168mg 14mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 1.03mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 23mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 43mg Chili pepper
Potassium 89mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 233mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 1.23mg 0.26mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.129mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.69mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.086mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.201mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 180µg 23µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 14µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.026mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.074mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.065mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg 0.105mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.082mg 0.089mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.025mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.062mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.072mg 0.084mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.024mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.024g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seaweed Chili pepper
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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Seaweed
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 224mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.205g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.