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Seaweed vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seaweed and Pumpkin?

  • Seaweed is higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, yet Pumpkin is higher in Vitamin A, and Potassium.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 54% more.
  • Seaweed has 233 times more Sodium than Pumpkin. While Seaweed has 233mg of Sodium, Pumpkin has only 1mg.

We used Seaweed, kelp, raw and Pumpkin, raw 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 +256.3%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Zinc +284.4%
Contains more Potassium +282%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.127
Equal in Phosphorus - 44
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains more Calcium +700%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Zinc +284.4%
Contains more Potassium +282%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.127
Equal in Phosphorus - 44

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 B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +5900%
Contains more Folate +1025%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +7238.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2950%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05
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 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +115.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +5900%
Contains more Folate +1025%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +7238.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2950%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.05

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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
3%
Seaweed
0%
Pumpkin

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 Pumpkin
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Pumpkin
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 is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.16g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 232mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.195g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 43 26 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 1 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.1 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 9 Pumpkin
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 6 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 6.5 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.8 Seaweed
Calcium 168 21 Seaweed
Potassium 89 340 Pumpkin
Magnesium 121 12 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 2.76 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 0.5 Seaweed
Copper 0.13 0.127 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.32 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 44 Pumpkin
Sodium 233 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 116 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.87 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.05
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.11 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.6 Pumpkin
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.298 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.061 Pumpkin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 1.1 Seaweed
Folate 180 16 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.052 Pumpkin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.013 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.005 Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048 0.012 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.029 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 0.031 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 0.046 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 0.054 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 0.011 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.032 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 0.035 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 0.016 Seaweed
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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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.