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Seaweed vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Seaweed and Truffle

  • Seaweed has more Folate, and Magnesium, however Truffle is higher in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Truffle covers your daily need of Fiber 275% more than Seaweed.
  • Seaweed has 5 times more Folate than Truffle. While Seaweed has 180µg of Folate, Truffle has only 38µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, kelp, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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 Magnesium +45.8%
Contains more Iron +106.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +338.1%
Contains more Potassium +747.2%
Contains less Sodium -85%
Contains more Copper +40.8%
Equal in Calcium - 159
Equal in Zinc - 1.32
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +45.8%
Contains more Iron +106.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +338.1%
Contains more Potassium +747.2%
Contains less Sodium -85%
Contains more Copper +40.8%
Equal in Calcium - 159
Equal in Zinc - 1.32

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.5%
Contains more Folate +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1233.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5500%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.5%
Contains more Folate +373.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +462.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1233.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5500%

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 Truffle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 2.91g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.56g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 9.57g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 43kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g g Truffle
Fiber 1.3g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 168mg 159mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 121mg 83mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 89mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 233mg 35mg Truffle
Zinc 1.23mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.13mg 0.183mg Truffle
Vitamin A 116IU 0IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0mg Seaweed
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.015mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.481mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.112mg Truffle
Folate 180µg 38µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.048mg mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg mg Seaweed
Valine 0.072mg mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg mg Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g g Seaweed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seaweed Truffle
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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
73%
Truffle
Fats
3%
Seaweed
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sodium (difference - 198mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.247g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
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 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.

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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.