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Seaweed vs Potato pancake - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seaweed and Potato pancake?

  • Seaweed is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, and Iron, yet Potato pancake is higher in Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Selenium.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 53% more.
  • Seaweed has 4 times more Folate than Potato pancake. While Seaweed has 180µg of Folate, Potato pancake has only 41µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Seaweed is lower.

We used Seaweed, kelp, raw and Potato pancakes types 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
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +425%
Contains more Magnesium +236.1%
Contains more Zinc +75.7%
Contains less Sodium -69.5%
Contains more Potassium +598.9%
Contains more Copper +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 10% 55% 26% 60% 20% 55% 100%
Contains more Iron +70.7%
Contains more Calcium +425%
Contains more Magnesium +236.1%
Contains more Zinc +75.7%
Contains less Sodium -69.5%
Contains more Potassium +598.9%
Contains more Copper +38.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +204.8%

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 +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2344.4%
Contains more Folate +339%
Contains more Vitamin C +820%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +255.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 113
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 93% 7% 5% 9% 40% 40% 32% 46% 104% 37% 7% 31%
Contains more Vitamin E +278.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2344.4%
Contains more Folate +339%
Contains more Vitamin C +820%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +216%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +255.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin A - 113

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 Potato pancake
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Potato pancake Opinion
Calories 43kcal 268kcal Potato pancake
Protein 1.68g 6.08g Potato pancake
Fats 0.56g 14.76g Potato pancake
Vitamin C 3mg 27.6mg Potato pancake
Net carbs 8.27g 24.51g Potato pancake
Carbs 9.57g 27.81g Potato pancake
Cholesterol 0mg 95mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 11IU Potato pancake
Iron 2.85mg 1.67mg Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 32mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 622mg Potato pancake
Magnesium 121mg 36mg Seaweed
Sugar 0.6g 1.79g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 3.3g Potato pancake
Copper 0.13mg 0.18mg Potato pancake
Zinc 1.23mg 0.7mg Seaweed
Starch g 20.88g Potato pancake
Phosphorus 42mg 128mg Potato pancake
Sodium 233mg 764mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 113IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.23mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Potato pancake
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.158mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.173mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 1.672mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.757mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.448mg Potato pancake
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.29µg Potato pancake
Vitamin K 66µg 2.7µg Seaweed
Folate 180µg 41µg Seaweed
Trans Fat 0g g Potato pancake
Saturated Fat 0.247g 2.496g Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 3.73g Potato pancake
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 7.516g Potato pancake
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.087mg Potato pancake
Threonine 0.055mg 0.24mg Potato pancake
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.28mg Potato pancake
Leucine 0.083mg 0.442mg Potato pancake
Lysine 0.082mg 0.389mg Potato pancake
Methionine 0.025mg 0.137mg Potato pancake
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.3mg Potato pancake
Valine 0.072mg 0.369mg Potato pancake
Histidine 0.024mg 0.141mg Potato pancake
Fructose g 0.56g Potato pancake

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Potato pancake
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
37
Potato pancake
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
48
Potato pancake

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
36%
Potato pancake
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
28%
Potato pancake
Fats
3%
Seaweed
68%
Potato pancake

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 95mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sodium (difference - 531mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.249g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato pancake
Potato pancake is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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.

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. Potato pancake - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170092/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.