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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 more Zinc +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Contains more Potassium +1658.4%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +231%
Equal in Iron - 2.68
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Contains more Calcium +257.4%
Contains more Magnesium +49.4%
Contains more Zinc +57.7%
Contains less Sodium -12.4%
Contains more Potassium +1658.4%
Contains more Copper +263.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +231%
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 C +3293.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1008.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15850%
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 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +34%
Contains more Folate +682.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +3293.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +1008.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15850%

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 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

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Calories 43 213 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 1.68 5.06 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 0.56 14.08 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 3 101.8 Sun-dried tomato
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 17.530000686645508 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 9.57 23.33 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 2.68 Seaweed
Calcium 168 47 Seaweed
Potassium 89 1565 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 121 81 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 1.3 5.8 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.13 0.473 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 1.23 0.78 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 139 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 233 266 Seaweed
Vitamin A 116 1286 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.193 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.383 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 0.47 3.63 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.479 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.319 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 Seaweed
Folate 180 23 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 1.893 Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 8.663 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 2.06 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.048 0.037 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.128 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.076 0.121 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.083 0.185 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.082 0.186 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.025 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.131 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.072 0.13 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.024 0.077 Sun-dried tomato
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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. 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.