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Dried Agar Seaweed review: 50 facts and highlights

Dried Agar Seaweed

Why is Dried Agar Seaweed better than the average?

  • more food energy (kJ) per 100g
    1282kJvs190.21kJ
  • more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g
    5mgvs0.67mg
  • more proteins per 100g
    6.21gvs2.41g
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    80.88gvs9.64g
  • more dietary fiber per 100g
    7.7gvs2.7g
  • more calcium content per 100g
    625mgvs60.51mg
  • more iron content per 100g
    21.4mgvs1.29mg
  • more magnesium per 100g
    770mgvs36.41mg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

General values

1. higher water content per 100g

8.68g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

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2. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

1282kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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1493kJ

3. more proteins per 100g

6.21g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

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14.11g

4. more lipids per 100g

0.3g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

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15.85g

5. more dietary fiber per 100g

7.7g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

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Dried Pasilla Pepper

26.8g

6. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

306kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

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Potato Flour

357kcal

Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

80.88g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

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83.28g

2. smaller amount of sugars per 100g

2.97g

The total amount of sugars, including glucose, fructose, galactose, sucrose, lactose, maltose, and trehalose. A sugar-heavy diet can cause metabolic dysfunctions.

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0.2g

Minerals

1. more calcium content per 100g

625mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

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Dried Agar Seaweed

625mg

2. more magnesium per 100g

770mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

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Dried Agar Seaweed

770mg

3. more potassium per 100g

1125mg

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.

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Sun-dried Tomatoes

3427mg

4. more manganese per 100g

4.3mg

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.

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6.7mg

5. more iron content per 100g

21.4mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

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Dried Agar Seaweed

21.4mg

6. more ash per 100g

3.93g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

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12.6g

Vitamins

1. more vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) per 100g

5mg

Vitamin E Alpha (d-alpha-tocopherol) is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects the body's cells from the damaging effects of free radicals, strengthens the immune system and prevents blood clotting.

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12.25mg

2. more vitamin C per 100g

0mg

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.

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242.5mg

3. more vitamin D per 100g

0IU

Rarely present in foods, vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin usually obtained through sun exposure. It facilitates the absorption of calcium which is essential for bone health.

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1123IU

4. more vitamin D2 and D3 per 100g

0µg

D2 is produced by plants and D3 by the human skin when exposed to sunlight. Their main role is to maintain normal calcium and phosphorus blood levels, helping to promote bone and teeth health.

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Maitake Mushrooms

28.1µg

5. more vitamin E (added) per 100g

0mg

The added amount of vitamin E (dl-alpha-tocopherol) is a synthetic form of the natural vitamin E that is added to foods to increase their nutritional value.

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0mg

6. more folate content per 100g

580µg

Folate (vitamin B9), a natural form of folic acid, helps maintain proper brain function. It is crucial during infancy, adolescence and pregnancy, as it helps in the production of genetic material, and is important in the development of cells and tissues.

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Dried Agar Seaweed

580µg

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