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Wakame vs Pickled cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Wakame and Pickled cucumber

  • Wakame has more Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin B5, however Pickled cucumber is richer in Vitamin K.
  • Wakame covers your daily Manganese needs 60% more than Pickled cucumber.
  • Pickled cucumber has 10000000 times less Calcium than Wakame. Wakame has 150mg of Calcium, while Pickled cucumber has 0mg.
  • Wakame contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, wakame, raw and Pickles, cucumber, sour.

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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 +∞%
Contains more Iron +445%
Contains more Magnesium +2575%
Contains more Phosphorus +471.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.4%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Contains more Zinc +1800%
Contains more Copper +234.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 82% 77% 35% 5% 114% 11% 95%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 0% 15% 3% 6% 3% 158% 1% 29%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Iron +445%
Contains more Magnesium +2575%
Contains more Phosphorus +471.4%
Contains more Potassium +117.4%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Contains more Zinc +1800%
Contains more Copper +234.1%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734.2%
Contains more Folate +19500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +786.8%
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 12% 2% 0% 4% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 1% 0% 118%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1734.2%
Contains more Folate +19500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +350%
Contains more Vitamin K +786.8%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wakame Pickled cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 8.64g 1.06g Wakame
Protein 3.03g 0.33g Wakame
Fats 0.64g 0.2g Wakame
Carbs 9.14g 2.26g Wakame
Calories 45kcal 11kcal Wakame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.65g 1.06g Wakame
Fiber 0.5g 1.2g Pickled cucumber
Calcium 150mg 0mg Wakame
Iron 2.18mg 0.4mg Wakame
Magnesium 107mg 4mg Wakame
Phosphorus 80mg 14mg Wakame
Potassium 50mg 23mg Wakame
Sodium 872mg 1208mg Wakame
Zinc 0.38mg 0.02mg Wakame
Copper 0.284mg 0.085mg Wakame
Vitamin A 360IU 191IU Wakame
Vitamin E 1mg 0.09mg Wakame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 1mg Wakame
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0mg Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 0.01mg Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6mg 0mg Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697mg 0.038mg Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.009mg Pickled cucumber
Folate 196µg 1µg Wakame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.3µg 47µg Pickled cucumber
Tryptophan 0.035mg 0.003mg Wakame
Threonine 0.165mg 0.009mg Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087mg 0.01mg Wakame
Leucine 0.257mg 0.014mg Wakame
Lysine 0.112mg 0.014mg Wakame
Methionine 0.063mg 0.003mg Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112mg 0.009mg Wakame
Valine 0.209mg 0.011mg Wakame
Histidine 0.015mg 0.005mg Wakame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g 0.052g Pickled cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g 0.003g Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218g 0.081g Wakame

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Wakame Pickled cucumber
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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
12
Pickled cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
27
Pickled 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 food.
Protein
18%
Wakame
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
3%
Wakame
1%
Pickled cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Wakame
Wakame contains less Sodium (difference - 336mg)
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 - $0.4)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pickled cucumber
Pickled cucumber is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.078g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Pickled cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169379/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.