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Seaweed vs Radish - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Seaweed and Radish

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin B2, yet Radish is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Seaweed is 54% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 12 times more Magnesium than Radish. Seaweed contains 121mg of Magnesium, while Radish contains 10mg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Radishes, 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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Radish
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Calcium +572%
Contains more Magnesium +1110%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Zinc +339.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +161.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 8% 21% 8% 17% 8% 9% 6%
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Calcium +572%
Contains more Magnesium +1110%
Contains more Copper +160%
Contains more Zinc +339.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +110%
Contains more Potassium +161.8%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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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Radish
Contains more Vitamin A +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +4976.9%
Contains more Folate +620%
Contains more Vitamin C +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3450%
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 50% 1% 0% 0% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 0% 4% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +1557.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +316.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +289.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +4976.9%
Contains more Folate +620%
Contains more Vitamin C +393.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3450%

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
10
Radish
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
11
Radish

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
4%
Radish
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
3%
Radish
Fats
3%
Seaweed
0%
Radish

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

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Seaweed Radish
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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 - 1.26g)
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 - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Radish
Radish contains less Sodium (difference - 194mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Radish
Radish is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.215g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Radish Opinion
Calories 43 16 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 0.68 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.1 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 14.8 Radish
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 1.7999999523162842 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 3.4 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.34 Seaweed
Calcium 168 25 Seaweed
Potassium 89 233 Radish
Magnesium 121 10 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 1.86 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 1.6 Radish
Copper 0.13 0.05 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.28 Seaweed
Starch 0 Radish
Phosphorus 42 20 Seaweed
Sodium 233 39 Radish
Vitamin A 116 7 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87 0 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.012 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.039 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.254 Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.165 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.071 Radish
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 1.3 Seaweed
Folate 180 25 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.032 Radish
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.017 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.048 Radish
Tryptophan 0.048 0.009 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.023 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 0.02 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 0.031 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 0.033 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 0.01 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.036 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 0.035 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 0.013 Seaweed
Fructose 0.71 Radish

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. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.