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Seaweed vs. Jalapeño — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Seaweed and Jalapeño

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Zinc, yet Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Jalapeño is 128% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 78 times more Sodium than Jalapeño. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Jalapeño contains 3mg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +1040%
Contains more Magnesium +706.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Copper +182.6%
Contains more Manganese +106.2%
Contains more Selenium +75%
Contains more Potassium +178.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44% 27% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16% 13% 3%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Iron +1040%
Contains more Magnesium +706.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Copper +182.6%
Contains more Manganese +106.2%
Contains more Selenium +75%
Contains more Potassium +178.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Choline +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +829.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +311.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +3853.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 7% 166%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 5% 47%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Choline +70.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +256.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +829.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +311.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +3853.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20850%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +84.6%
Contains more Fats +51.4%
Contains more Carbs +47.2%
Contains more Other +1147.2%
Contains more Water +12.4%
2% 10% 82% 7%
Protein: 1.68 g
Fats: 0.56 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 81.58 g
Other: 6.61 g
7% 92%
Protein: 0.91 g
Fats: 0.37 g
Carbs: 6.5 g
Water: 91.69 g
Other: 0.53 g
Contains more Protein +84.6%
Contains more Fats +51.4%
Contains more Carbs +47.2%
Contains more Other +1147.2%
Contains more Water +12.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +237.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +138.3%
63% 25% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.247 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.098 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
39% 12% 48%
Saturated Fat: 0.092 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.029 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.112 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +237.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -62.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +138.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Seaweed Jalapeño
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 Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 3.7g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 0.91g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.37g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 6.5g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 29kcal Seaweed
Fructose 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 0.6g 4.12g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 168mg 12mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.25mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 15mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 26mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 248mg Jalapeño
Sodium 233mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 1.23mg 0.14mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.046mg Seaweed
Manganese 0.2mg 0.097mg Seaweed
Selenium 0.7µg 0.4µg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 1078IU Jalapeño
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 54µg Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.87mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin C 3mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.04mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.07mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.315mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 180µg 27µg Seaweed
Choline 12.8mg 7.5mg Seaweed
Vitamin K 66µg 18.5µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg Seaweed
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.092g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0g Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.029g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.112g Jalapeño
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.062g Jalapeño
Omega-3 - ALA 0.05g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Seaweed
59%
Jalapeño
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Seaweed
9%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.52g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.155g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/nutrients
  2. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.