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Water vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Water and Wakame

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

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

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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
Water
1
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7
Wakame
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 82% 77% 35% 5% 114% 11% 95%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
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%

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
Water
0
:
12
Wakame
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%
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%

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.
Water Wakame
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 Water Wakame Opinion
Net carbs 0g 8.64g Wakame
Protein 0g 3.03g Wakame
Fats 0g 0.64g Wakame
Carbs 0g 9.14g Wakame
Calories 0kcal 45kcal Wakame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.65g Water
Fiber 0g 0.5g Wakame
Calcium 3mg 150mg Wakame
Iron 0mg 2.18mg Wakame
Magnesium 1mg 107mg Wakame
Phosphorus 0mg 80mg Wakame
Potassium 0mg 50mg Wakame
Sodium 5mg 872mg Water
Zinc 0.01mg 0.38mg Wakame
Copper 0.016mg 0.284mg Wakame
Vitamin A IU 360IU Wakame
Vitamin E mg 1mg Wakame
Vitamin D IU 0IU Wakame
Vitamin D µg 0µg Wakame
Vitamin C mg 3mg Wakame
Vitamin B1 mg 0.06mg Wakame
Vitamin B2 mg 0.23mg Wakame
Vitamin B3 mg 1.6mg Wakame
Vitamin B5 mg 0.697mg Wakame
Vitamin B6 mg 0.002mg Wakame
Folate µg 196µg Wakame
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Wakame
Vitamin K µg 5.3µg Wakame
Tryptophan mg 0.035mg Wakame
Threonine mg 0.165mg Wakame
Isoleucine mg 0.087mg Wakame
Leucine mg 0.257mg Wakame
Lysine mg 0.112mg Wakame
Methionine mg 0.063mg Wakame
Phenylalanine mg 0.112mg Wakame
Valine mg 0.209mg Wakame
Histidine mg 0.015mg Wakame
Cholesterol mg 0mg Water
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.13g Water
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.058g Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.218g Wakame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Water Wakame
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
0
Water
29
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
1
Water
58
Wakame

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
0%
Water
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
0%
Water
9%
Wakame
Fats
0%
Water
3%
Wakame

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. Water - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175096/nutrients
  2. Wakame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170496/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.