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

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 Vitamin K +8150%
Contains more Folate +429.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
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%
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 Vitamin K +8150%
Contains more Folate +429.4%

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 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

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Shallot Seaweed
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Shallot Seaweed Opinion
Calories 72 43 Shallot
Protein 2.5 1.68 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 8 3 Shallot
Net carbs 13.600000381469727 8.270000457763672 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 9.57 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 37 168 Seaweed
Potassium 334 89 Shallot
Magnesium 21 121 Seaweed
Sugar 7.87 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 3.2 1.3 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.4 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 60 42 Shallot
Sodium 12 233 Shallot
Vitamin A 4 116 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.04 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.05 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.47 Seaweed
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.002 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 66 Seaweed
Folate 34 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.247 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.047 Seaweed
Tryptophan 0.028 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.098 0.055 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 0.076 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 0.083 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 0.082 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 0.025 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.043 Shallot
Valine 0.11 0.072 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 0.024 Shallot
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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. 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.