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Shallot vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Shallot and Seaweed

  • Shallot has more Vitamin B6, and Fiber, however Seaweed has more Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Zinc.
  • Seaweed's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 54% more.
  • Shallot has 173 times more Vitamin B6 than Seaweed. Shallot has 0.345mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed has 0.002mg.
  • Shallot is lower in Sodium.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Shallots, raw and Seaweed, kelp, raw.

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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 Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +275.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Calcium +354.1%
Contains more Iron +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +476.2%
Contains more Zinc +207.5%
Contains more Copper +47.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.9%
Contains more Potassium +275.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.8%
Contains more Calcium +354.1%
Contains more Iron +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +476.2%
Contains more Zinc +207.5%
Contains more Copper +47.7%

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 C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17150%
Contains more Vitamin A +2800%
Contains more Vitamin E +2075%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.4%
Contains more Folate +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +8150%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +166.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +17150%
Contains more Vitamin A +2800%
Contains more Vitamin E +2075%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.4%
Contains more Folate +429.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +8150%

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.
Shallot Seaweed
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 13.6g 8.27g Shallot
Protein 2.5g 1.68g Shallot
Fats 0.1g 0.56g Seaweed
Carbs 16.8g 9.57g Shallot
Calories 72kcal 43kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.87g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 3.2g 1.3g Shallot
Calcium 37mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 1.2mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Magnesium 21mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 60mg 42mg Shallot
Potassium 334mg 89mg Shallot
Sodium 12mg 233mg Shallot
Zinc 0.4mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.088mg 0.13mg Seaweed
Vitamin A 4IU 116IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 3mg Shallot
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.05mg Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.47mg Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.29mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.345mg 0.002mg Shallot
Folate 34µg 180µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.8µg 66µg Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.028mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.098mg 0.055mg Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106mg 0.076mg Shallot
Leucine 0.149mg 0.083mg Shallot
Lysine 0.125mg 0.082mg Shallot
Methionine 0.027mg 0.025mg Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.043mg Shallot
Valine 0.11mg 0.072mg Shallot
Histidine 0.043mg 0.024mg Shallot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.247g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039g 0.047g Seaweed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Shallot Seaweed
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
15
Shallot
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
21
Shallot
47
Seaweed

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
15%
Shallot
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
10%
Seaweed
Fats
0%
Shallot
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 221mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.23g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.27g)
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 - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/nutrients
  2. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.