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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Iron +1040%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Magnesium +706.7%
Contains more Copper +182.6%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +178.7%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +1040%
Contains more Calcium +1300%
Contains more Magnesium +706.7%
Contains more Copper +182.6%
Contains more Zinc +778.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +61.5%
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" 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 B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +256.8%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +3853.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +829.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +311.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20850%
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +114.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +256.8%
Contains more Folate +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +3853.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +829.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +311.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20850%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Seaweed
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
10
Jalapeño

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 the food
Protein
10%
Seaweed
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
3%
Seaweed
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Seaweed Jalapeño
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Jalapeño
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 Sugars?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Seaweed Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 43 29 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 0.91 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.37 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 9.57 6.5 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.25 Seaweed
Calcium 168 12 Seaweed
Potassium 89 248 Jalapeño
Magnesium 121 15 Seaweed
Sugars 0.6 4.12 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.13 0.046 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.14 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 26 Seaweed
Sodium 233 3 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 116 1078 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 0.87 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.04 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.07 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.315 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 18.5 Seaweed
Folate 180 27 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.092 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.029 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.112 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 Seaweed
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. 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.