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Wakame vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Wakame and Bell pepper

  • Wakame has more Manganese, Folate, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Vitamin B2, and Calcium, however Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Wakame has 291 times more Sodium than Bell pepper. Wakame has 872mg of Sodium, while Bell pepper has 3mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, wakame, raw and Peppers, sweet, green, 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 Iron +541.2%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Magnesium +970%
Contains more Copper +330.3%
Contains more Zinc +192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 3% 16% 8% 22% 4% 9% 1%
Contains more Iron +541.2%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Magnesium +970%
Contains more Copper +330.3%
Contains more Zinc +192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +300%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%

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
Wakame
6
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Contains more Vitamin E +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +721.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +604%
Contains more Folate +1860%
Contains more Vitamin C +2580%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11100%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 370
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.057
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 22% 20% 0% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 0% 14% 147%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 268% 23% 8% 0% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 0% 19% 8%
Contains more Vitamin E +170.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +721.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +604%
Contains more Folate +1860%
Contains more Vitamin C +2580%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +11100%
Contains more Vitamin K +39.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 370
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.057

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
29
Wakame
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
9
Bell pepper

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
18%
Wakame
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
3%
Wakame
1%
Bell pepper

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.
Wakame Bell pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Wakame Bell pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 869mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Wakame Bell pepper Opinion
Calories 45 20 Wakame
Protein 3.03 0.86 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.17 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 80.4 Bell pepper
Net carbs 8.640000343322754 2.940000057220459 Wakame
Carbs 9.14 4.64 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 0.34 Wakame
Calcium 150 10 Wakame
Potassium 50 175 Bell pepper
Magnesium 107 10 Wakame
Sugar 0.65 2.4 Wakame
Fiber 0.5 1.7 Bell pepper
Copper 0.284 0.066 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 0.13 Wakame
Starch 0 Bell pepper
Phosphorus 80 20 Wakame
Sodium 872 3 Bell pepper
Vitamin A 360 370 Bell pepper
Vitamin E 1 0.37 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.057 Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.028 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.48 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.099 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.224 Bell pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 7.4 Bell pepper
Folate 196 10 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.058 Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.008 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.062 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 0.012 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 0.036 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 0.024 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 0.036 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 0.039 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 0.007 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 0.092 Wakame
Valine 0.209 0.036 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 0.01 Wakame
Fructose 1.12 Bell pepper

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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.