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Wakame vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Wakame and Chili pepper different?

  • Wakame has more Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Calcium, and Vitamin B2, however Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 156% more than Wakame.
  • Wakame has 97 times more Sodium than Chili pepper. Wakame has 872mg of Sodium, while Chili pepper has 9mg.

Seaweed, wakame, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw types were 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
Contains more Calcium +971.4%
Contains more Iron +111.7%
Contains more Magnesium +365.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Copper +120.2%
Contains more Potassium +544%
Contains less Sodium -99%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 82% 77% 35% 5% 114% 11% 95%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +971.4%
Contains more Iron +111.7%
Contains more Magnesium +365.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +86%
Contains more Zinc +46.2%
Contains more Copper +120.2%
Contains more Potassium +544%
Contains less Sodium -99%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +167.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.8%
Contains more Folate +752.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
Contains more Vitamin K +164.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 22% 20% 0% 10% 15% 54% 30% 42% 1% 147% 0% 14%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +167.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +246.8%
Contains more Folate +752.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +4690%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25200%
Contains more Vitamin K +164.2%

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 Chili 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wakame Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 8.64g 7.31g Wakame
Protein 3.03g 1.87g Wakame
Fats 0.64g 0.44g Wakame
Carbs 9.14g 8.81g Wakame
Calories 45kcal 40kcal Wakame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.65g 5.3g Wakame
Fiber 0.5g 1.5g Chili pepper
Calcium 150mg 14mg Wakame
Iron 2.18mg 1.03mg Wakame
Magnesium 107mg 23mg Wakame
Phosphorus 80mg 43mg Wakame
Potassium 50mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 872mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.38mg 0.26mg Wakame
Copper 0.284mg 0.129mg Wakame
Vitamin A 360IU 952IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 1mg 0.69mg Wakame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.072mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 0.086mg Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6mg 1.244mg Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697mg 0.201mg Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 196µg 23µg Wakame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.3µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.035mg 0.026mg Wakame
Threonine 0.165mg 0.074mg Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087mg 0.065mg Wakame
Leucine 0.257mg 0.105mg Wakame
Lysine 0.112mg 0.089mg Wakame
Methionine 0.063mg 0.024mg Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112mg 0.062mg Wakame
Valine 0.209mg 0.084mg Wakame
Histidine 0.015mg 0.041mg Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.024g Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
20
Chili 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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Wakame
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.65g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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 contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 863mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.088g)
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.

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.