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Wakame vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Wakame and Pea

  • Wakame has more Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, and Calcium, however Pea is higher in Vitamin C, Fiber, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B6.
  • Wakame covers your daily need of Manganese 43% more than Pea.
  • Wakame has 174 times more Sodium than Pea. While Wakame has 872mg of Sodium, Pea has only 5mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, wakame, raw and Peas, 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
Wakame
4
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4
Pea
Contains more Iron +48.3%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +224.2%
Contains more Copper +61.4%
Contains more Potassium +388%
Contains more Zinc +226.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Contains more Iron +48.3%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Magnesium +224.2%
Contains more Copper +61.4%
Contains more Potassium +388%
Contains more Zinc +226.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +35%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%

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
4
:
6
Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.2%
Contains more Folate +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +8350%
Contains more Vitamin K +367.9%
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 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
Contains more Vitamin E +669.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +74.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +570.2%
Contains more Folate +201.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1233.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +8350%
Contains more Vitamin K +367.9%

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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
14%
Pea
Fats
3%
Wakame
2%
Pea

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

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Wakame Pea
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 - 5.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Pea
Pea contains less Sodium (difference - 867mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
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 Pea Opinion
Calories 45 81 Pea
Protein 3.03 5.42 Pea
Fats 0.64 0.4 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 40 Pea
Net carbs 8.640000343322754 8.75 Pea
Carbs 9.14 14.45 Pea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 1.47 Wakame
Calcium 150 25 Wakame
Potassium 50 244 Pea
Magnesium 107 33 Wakame
Sugar 0.65 5.67 Wakame
Fiber 0.5 5.7 Pea
Copper 0.284 0.176 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 80 108 Pea
Sodium 872 5 Pea
Vitamin A 360 765 Pea
Vitamin E 1 0.13 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.132 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.104 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.169 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 24.8 Pea
Folate 196 65 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.071 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.035 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.187 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 0.037 Pea
Threonine 0.165 0.203 Pea
Isoleucine 0.087 0.195 Pea
Leucine 0.257 0.323 Pea
Lysine 0.112 0.317 Pea
Methionine 0.063 0.082 Pea
Phenylalanine 0.112 0.2 Pea
Valine 0.209 0.235 Pea
Histidine 0.015 0.107 Pea
Fructose 0.39 Pea

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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.