Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Wakame vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Wakame and Truffle?

  • Wakame is higher in Folate, however Truffle is richer in Fiber, Selenium, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Truffle's daily need coverage for Fiber is 278% more.
  • Truffle contains 25 times less Sodium than Wakame. Wakame contains 872mg of Sodium, while Truffle contains 35mg.

We used Seaweed, wakame, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried types in this article.

Infographic

Wakame vs Truffle infographic
Infographic link

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
2
:
Contains more Magnesium +28.9%
Contains more Copper +55.2%
Contains more Iron +169.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Potassium +1408%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +247.4%
Equal in Calcium - 159
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 82% 77% 35% 5% 114% 11% 95%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +28.9%
Contains more Copper +55.2%
Contains more Iron +169.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +130%
Contains more Potassium +1408%
Contains less Sodium -96%
Contains more Zinc +247.4%
Equal in Calcium - 159

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.9%
Contains more Folate +415.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +291.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5500%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.9%
Contains more Folate +415.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +291.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5500%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wakame Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 8.64g 2.91g Wakame
Protein 3.03g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.64g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 9.14g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 45kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.65g g Truffle
Fiber 0.5g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 150mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 2.18mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 107mg 83mg Wakame
Phosphorus 80mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 50mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 872mg 35mg Truffle
Zinc 0.38mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.284mg 0.183mg Wakame
Vitamin A 360IU 0IU Wakame
Vitamin E 1mg mg Wakame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 0mg Wakame
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.015mg Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 1.6mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.697mg 0.481mg Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.112mg Truffle
Folate 196µg 38µg Wakame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.3µg µg Wakame
Tryptophan 0.035mg mg Wakame
Threonine 0.165mg mg Wakame
Isoleucine 0.087mg mg Wakame
Leucine 0.257mg mg Wakame
Lysine 0.112mg mg Wakame
Methionine 0.063mg mg Wakame
Phenylalanine 0.112mg mg Wakame
Valine 0.209mg mg Wakame
Histidine 0.015mg mg Wakame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g g Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218g g Wakame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wakame Truffle
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
73%
Truffle
Fats
3%
Wakame
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Truffle
Truffle contains less Sodium (difference - 837mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.13g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.