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Seaweed vs Red cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Seaweed and Red cabbage?

  • Seaweed is higher in Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin K, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B5 and Zinc, yet Red cabbage is higher in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 60% more.
  • Seaweed has 10 times more Folate than Red cabbage. While Seaweed has 180µg of Folate, Red cabbage has only 18µg.

We used Seaweed, kelp, raw and Cabbage, red, 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
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Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains more Calcium +273.3%
Contains more Magnesium +656.3%
Contains more Copper +664.7%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +173%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%
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% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Contains more Iron +256.3%
Contains more Calcium +273.3%
Contains more Magnesium +656.3%
Contains more Copper +664.7%
Contains more Zinc +459.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +40%
Contains more Potassium +173%
Contains less Sodium -88.4%

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 +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +336.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.8%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Vitamin A +862.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10350%
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
Contains more Vitamin E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +117.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +336.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +72.8%
Contains more Folate +900%
Contains more Vitamin C +1800%
Contains more Vitamin A +862.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +28%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10350%

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
39
Red cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
13
Red cabbage

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
9%
Red cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
7%
Red cabbage
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Red cabbage

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 Red cabbage
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 Red cabbage
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 - 3.23g)
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 contains less Sodium?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 206mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.226g)
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 Red cabbage Opinion
Calories 43 31 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 1.43 Seaweed
Fats 0.56 0.16 Seaweed
Vitamin C 3 57 Red cabbage
Carbs 9.57 7.37 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 0.8 Seaweed
Calcium 168 45 Seaweed
Potassium 89 243 Red cabbage
Magnesium 121 16 Seaweed
Sugars 0.6 3.83 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 2.1 Red cabbage
Copper 0.13 0.017 Seaweed
Zinc 1.23 0.22 Seaweed
Starch 0 Red cabbage
Phosphorus 42 30 Seaweed
Sodium 233 27 Red cabbage
Vitamin A 116 1116 Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.87 0.11 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.064 Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.069 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.418 Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.147 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.209 Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 38.2 Seaweed
Folate 180 18 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.021 Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.012 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.08 Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.048 0.012 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.039 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076 0.034 Seaweed
Leucine 0.083 0.046 Seaweed
Lysine 0.082 0.049 Seaweed
Methionine 0.025 0.014 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.036 Seaweed
Valine 0.072 0.048 Seaweed
Histidine 0.024 0.024
Fructose 1.48 Red cabbage

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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.