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Seaweed vs Savoy cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seaweed and Savoy cabbage different?

  • Seaweed is higher in Iron, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however Savoy cabbage is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Savoy cabbage is 31% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 8 times more Sodium than Savoy cabbage. While Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, Savoy cabbage contains only 28mg.

Seaweed, kelp, raw and Cabbage, savoy, raw are the varieties used 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 +612.5%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Magnesium +332.1%
Contains more Copper +109.7%
Contains more Zinc +355.6%
Contains more Potassium +158.4%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 11% 21% 20% 21% 8% 18% 4%
Contains more Iron +612.5%
Contains more Calcium +380%
Contains more Magnesium +332.1%
Contains more Copper +109.7%
Contains more Zinc +355.6%
Contains more Potassium +158.4%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Equal in Phosphorus - 42

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 +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.3%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin C +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +762.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +9400%
Equal in Vitamin K - 68.8
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 104% 60% 4% 0% 18% 7% 6% 12% 44% 0% 172% 60%
Contains more Vitamin E +411.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +56.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +243.3%
Contains more Folate +125%
Contains more Vitamin C +933.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +762.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +9400%
Equal in Vitamin K - 68.8

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 Savoy cabbage
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Savoy cabbage Opinion
Calories 43kcal 27kcal Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 2g Savoy cabbage
Fats 0.56g 0.1g Seaweed
Vitamin C 3mg 31mg Savoy cabbage
Net carbs 8.27g 3g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 6.1g Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.85mg 0.4mg Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 35mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 230mg Savoy cabbage
Magnesium 121mg 28mg Seaweed
Sugar 0.6g 2.27g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 3.1g Savoy cabbage
Copper 0.13mg 0.062mg Seaweed
Zinc 1.23mg 0.27mg Seaweed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 42mg 42mg
Sodium 233mg 28mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin A 116IU 1000IU Savoy cabbage
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.17mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.07mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.03mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.3mg Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.187mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.19mg Savoy cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 68.8µg Savoy cabbage
Folate 180µg 80µg Seaweed
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.013g Savoy cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.007g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.049g Savoy cabbage
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.02mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.069mg Savoy cabbage
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.101mg Savoy cabbage
Leucine 0.083mg 0.103mg Savoy cabbage
Lysine 0.082mg 0.094mg Savoy cabbage
Methionine 0.025mg 0.02mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.064mg Savoy cabbage
Valine 0.072mg 0.085mg Savoy cabbage
Histidine 0.024mg 0.041mg Savoy cabbage
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Savoy cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
40
Savoy cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
14
Savoy 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 food.
Protein
10%
Seaweed
12%
Savoy cabbage
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
6%
Savoy cabbage
Fats
3%
Seaweed
0%
Savoy cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.67g)
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 - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage contains less Sodium (difference - 205mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Savoy cabbage
Savoy cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.234g)
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.

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. Savoy cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170388/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.