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Seaweed vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Seaweed and Sun-dried tomato

  • Seaweed has more Folate, and Calcium, while Sun-dried tomato has more Vitamin C, Potassium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Sun-dried tomato's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 110% higher.
  • Sun-dried tomato contains 8 times less Folate than Seaweed. Seaweed contains 180µg of Folate, while Sun-dried tomato contains 23µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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 Calcium +257.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +231%
Contains more Potassium +1658.4%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.68
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Contains more Calcium +257.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +231%
Contains more Potassium +1658.4%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Equal in Iron - 2.68

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 B5 +34%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1008.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3293.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +1008.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3293.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15850%

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 Sun-dried tomato
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 17.53g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 1.68g 5.06g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 0.56g 14.08g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 9.57g 23.33g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 43kcal 213kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 1.3g 5.8g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 168mg 47mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 2.68mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 81mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 139mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 89mg 1565mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 233mg 266mg Seaweed
Zinc 1.23mg 0.78mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.473mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 116IU 1286IU Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.87mg mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 101.8mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.193mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.383mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 3.63mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.479mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.319mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 180µg 23µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.037mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.128mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.121mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.083mg 0.185mg Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.082mg 0.186mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.025mg 0.044mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.131mg Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.072mg 0.13mg Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.024mg 0.077mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 1.893g Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 8.663g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 2.06g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Sun-dried tomato
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
3%
Seaweed
65%
Sun-dried tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Seaweed
Seaweed contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.646g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.