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Seaweed vs. Tomato juice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Seaweed and Tomato juice

  • Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, Copper, and Manganese, while Tomato juice has more Vitamin C.
  • Tomato juice's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 75% higher.
  • Tomato juice contains 29 times less Vitamin K than Seaweed. Seaweed contains 66µg of Vitamin K, while Tomato juice contains 2.3µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Tomato juice is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, kelp, raw and Tomato juice, canned, without salt added.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1580%
Contains more Iron +630.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains more Zinc +1018.2%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Contains more Manganese +194.1%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Contains more Potassium +143.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44% 27% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 15% 8% 9% 20% 2% 3% 14% 9% 3%
Contains more Calcium +1580%
Contains more Iron +630.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +121.1%
Contains more Zinc +1018.2%
Contains more Copper +209.5%
Contains more Manganese +194.1%
Contains more Selenium +40%
Contains more Potassium +143.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Choline +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2769.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2236.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3400%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 7% 166%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 27% 7% 0% 234% 25% 18% 13% 0% 17% 15% 0% 4% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +171.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.3%
Contains more Folate +800%
Contains more Choline +88.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2769.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +287.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2236.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3400%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +97.6%
Contains more Fats +93.1%
Contains more Carbs +171.1%
Contains more Other +506.4%
Contains more Water +15.5%
2% 10% 82% 7%
Protein: 1.68 g
Fats: 0.56 g
Carbs: 9.57 g
Water: 81.58 g
Other: 6.61 g
4% 94%
Protein: 0.85 g
Fats: 0.29 g
Carbs: 3.53 g
Water: 94.24 g
Other: 1.09 g
Contains more Protein +97.6%
Contains more Fats +93.1%
Contains more Carbs +171.1%
Contains more Other +506.4%
Contains more Water +15.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1860%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +74.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.3%
63% 25% 12%
Saturated Fat: 0.247 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.098 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.047 g
37% 10% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.019 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.027 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1860%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +74.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Seaweed Tomato juice
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Tomato juice Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 3.13g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 0.85g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.29g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 3.53g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 17kcal Seaweed
Fructose 1.33g Tomato juice
Sugar 0.6g 2.58g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 0.4g Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 10mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 0.39mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 11mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 19mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 217mg Tomato juice
Sodium 233mg 10mg Tomato juice
Zinc 1.23mg 0.11mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.042mg Seaweed
Manganese 0.2mg 0.068mg Seaweed
Selenium 0.7µg 0.5µg Seaweed
Vitamin A 116IU 450IU Tomato juice
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 23µg Tomato juice
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.32mg Seaweed
Vitamin C 3mg 70.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.1mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.078mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.673mg Tomato juice
Vitamin B5 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.07mg Tomato juice
Folate 180µg 20µg Seaweed
Choline 12.8mg 6.8mg Seaweed
Vitamin K 66µg 2.3µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.006mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.026mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.017mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg 0.024mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg 0.026mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg 0.005mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.026mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg 0.017mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg 0.014mg Seaweed
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.019g Tomato juice
Omega-3 - EPA 0.004g 0g Seaweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.005g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.027g Seaweed
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.022g Tomato juice
Omega-3 - ALA 0.005g Tomato juice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
34%
Seaweed
28%
Tomato juice
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
41%
Seaweed
8%
Tomato juice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice contains less Sodium (difference - 223mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato juice
Tomato juice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.228g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/nutrients
  2. Tomato juice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170545/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.