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Wakame vs Water - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Wakame and Water

  • Water contains less Manganese, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Calcium, and Phosphorus than Wakame.
  • Wakame's daily need coverage for Manganese is 61% higher.
  • Water contains 10000000 times less Iron than Wakame. Wakame contains 2.18mg of Iron, while Water contains 0mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Water is lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, wakame, raw and Beverages, water, tap, well.

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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
7
:
1
Water
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +10600%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +3700%
Contains more Copper +1675%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 82% 77% 35% 5% 114% 11% 95%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 6%
Contains more Calcium +4900%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +10600%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +3700%
Contains more Copper +1675%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%

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
12
:
0
Water
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wakame Water Opinion
Net carbs 8.64g 0g Wakame
Protein 3.03g 0g Wakame
Fats 0.64g 0g Wakame
Carbs 9.14g 0g Wakame
Calories 45kcal 0kcal Wakame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.65g g Water
Fiber 0.5g 0g Wakame
Calcium 150mg 3mg Wakame
Iron 2.18mg 0mg Wakame
Magnesium 107mg 1mg Wakame
Phosphorus 80mg 0mg Wakame
Potassium 50mg 0mg Wakame
Sodium 872mg 5mg Water
Zinc 0.38mg 0.01mg Wakame
Copper 0.284mg 0.016mg Wakame
Vitamin A 360IU IU Wakame
Vitamin E 1mg mg Wakame
Vitamin D 0IU IU Wakame
Vitamin D 0µg µg Wakame
Vitamin C 3mg mg Wakame
Vitamin B1 0.06mg mg Wakame
Vitamin B2 0.23mg mg Wakame
Vitamin B3 1.6mg mg Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.697mg mg Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.002mg mg Wakame
Folate 196µg µg Wakame
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Wakame
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 mg Water
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.13g g Water
Monounsaturated Fat 0.058g g Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.218g g Wakame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Wakame Water
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
0
Water
Mineral Summary Score
58
Wakame
1
Water

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
0%
Water
Carbohydrates
9%
Wakame
0%
Water
Fats
3%
Wakame
0%
Water

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Water
Water is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Water
Water contains less Sodium (difference - 867mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Water
Water is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Water
Water is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.13g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Wakame
Wakame is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
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 cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Water - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175096/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.