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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 and Vitamin B5, however Pickled cucumber is richer in Vitamin K and Calcium.
  • Wakame covers your daily Manganese needs 60% more than Pickled cucumber.
  • Pickled cucumber has 196 times less Folate than Wakame. Wakame has 196µg of Folate, while Pickled cucumber has 1µg.
  • 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
Wakame
8
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Contains more Iron +445%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +117.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2575%
Contains more Copper +234.1%
Contains more Zinc +1800%
Contains more Phosphorus +471.4%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 45% 5% 77% 95% 11% 35% 114%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 0% 3% 3% 29% 1% 6% 158%
Contains more Iron +445%
Contains more Calcium +∞%
Contains more Potassium +117.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2575%
Contains more Copper +234.1%
Contains more Zinc +1800%
Contains more Phosphorus +471.4%
Contains less Sodium -27.8%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
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 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 4% 12% 2% 0% 0% 3% 0% 3% 3% 0% 118% 1%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin A +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +1011.1%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
18%
Wakame
2%
Pickled cucumber
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
2%
Pickled cucumber
Fats
3%
Wakame
1%
Pickled 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 Pickled cucumber
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Wakame Pickled 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 - 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)

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