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Wakame vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
Wakame
6
:
Contains more Iron +678.6%
Contains more Calcium +837.5%
Contains more Magnesium +723.1%
Contains more Copper +592.7%
Contains more Zinc +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +194%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%
Contains more Iron +678.6%
Contains more Calcium +837.5%
Contains more Magnesium +723.1%
Contains more Copper +592.7%
Contains more Zinc +90%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Potassium +194%
Contains less Sodium -99.8%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +597%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin K +209.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.8
Contains more Vitamin A +242.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +597%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1532.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +169.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin K +209.4%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.8

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
14
Wakame
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
44
Wakame
6
Cucumber

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 the food
Protein
18%
Wakame
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
4%
Cucumber
Fats
3%
Wakame
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Wakame Cucumber
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wakame Cucumber
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 contains less Sugars?
Wakame
Wakame contains less Sugars (difference - 1.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 870mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.093g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Wakame Cucumber Opinion
Calories 45 15 Wakame
Protein 3.03 0.65 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.11 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 2.8 Wakame
Carbs 9.14 3.63 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 0.28 Wakame
Calcium 150 16 Wakame
Potassium 50 147 Cucumber
Magnesium 107 13 Wakame
Sugars 0.65 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 0.5 0.5
Copper 0.284 0.041 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 0.2 Wakame
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 80 24 Wakame
Sodium 872 2 Cucumber
Vitamin A 360 105 Wakame
Vitamin E 1 0.03 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.027 Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.033 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.098 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.259 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.04 Cucumber
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.037 Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.005 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.032 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 0.005 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 0.019 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 0.021 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 0.029 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 0.029 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 0.006 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 0.019 Wakame
Valine 0.209 0.022 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 0.01 Wakame
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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