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Wakame vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Wakame and Peppers different?

  • Wakame is higher in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Copper, however Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Peppers is 266% higher.
  • Wakame contains 125 times more Sodium than Peppers. While Wakame contains 872mg of Sodium, Peppers contain only 7mg.

Seaweed, wakame, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +81.7%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +328%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Contains more Potassium +580%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Iron +81.7%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Contains more Magnesium +328%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +73.9%
Contains more Potassium +580%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1042.6%
Contains more Folate +752.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +227.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
Contains more Vitamin K +169.8%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +155.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +68.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1042.6%
Contains more Folate +752.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +7983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +227.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13800%
Contains more Vitamin K +169.8%

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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
9%
Peppers
Fats
3%
Wakame
1%
Peppers

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 Peppers
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 Peppers
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 - 4.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Wakame
Wakame is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppers
Peppers contains less Sodium (difference - 865mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
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 Peppers Opinion
Calories 45 40 Wakame
Protein 3.03 2 Wakame
Fats 0.64 0.2 Wakame
Vitamin C 3 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 8.640000343322754 7.960000038146973 Wakame
Carbs 9.14 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.18 1.2 Wakame
Calcium 150 18 Wakame
Potassium 50 340 Peppers
Magnesium 107 25 Wakame
Sugar 0.65 5.1 Wakame
Fiber 0.5 1.5 Peppers
Copper 0.284 0.174 Wakame
Zinc 0.38 0.3 Wakame
Starch
Phosphorus 80 46 Wakame
Sodium 872 7 Peppers
Vitamin A 360 1179 Peppers
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Wakame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.23 0.09 Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6 0.95 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697 0.061 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.3 14.3 Peppers
Folate 196 23 Wakame
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.13 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058 0.011 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218 0.109 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035 0.026 Wakame
Threonine 0.165 0.074 Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087 0.065 Wakame
Leucine 0.257 0.105 Wakame
Lysine 0.112 0.089 Wakame
Methionine 0.063 0.024 Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112 0.062 Wakame
Valine 0.209 0.084 Wakame
Histidine 0.015 0.041 Peppers
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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. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/nutrients
  2. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.