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Nutritional Profile of Raw Kelp (Seaweed) - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 65 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Raw Kelp (Seaweed).

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks well (Top 250) for six nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks decently (Top 500) for seven additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Vegetables and Vegetable Products) shows that it ranks first-rate (Top 10) for three nutrients.

These are

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks notably well (Top 25) for five additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Nutrient Content Of Raw Kelp (Seaweed)

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Raw Kelp (Seaweed)

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Raw Kelp (Seaweed)

9.6%
0.6%
1.7%
81.6%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Raw Kelp (Seaweed)

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Raw Kelp (Seaweed)

In food category: Vegetables and Vegetable Products

Carbohydrates (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
9.6 g
2.7 g
331
1590
Fiber, total dietary
1.3 g
368.5 mg
83
245
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
600 mg
170.1 mg
478
1616
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
98 mg
27.8 mg
549
2743
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
47 mg
13.3 mg
741
2468
Fatty Acids, total saturated
247 mg
70 mg
571
2561
Total Lipid (Fat)
560 mg
158.8 mg
375
1695
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
31 mg
8.8 mg
171
1119
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
110 mg
31.2 mg
498
2166
Stearic Acid (18:0)
86 mg
24.4 mg
287
1605
Monounsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
86 mg
24.4 mg
549
2726
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
4 mg
1.1 mg
85
979
Polyunsaturated Fats (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Eicosapentaenoic Acid, EPA (20:5 n-3)
4 mg
1.1 mg
10
333
Eicosatetraenoic Acid, ETA (20:4)
12 mg
3.4 mg
6
282
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
20 mg
5.7 mg
697
2374
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
4 mg
1.1 mg
305
952
Parinaric Acid (18:4)
4 mg
1.1 mg
1
161
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
122 mg
34.6 mg
110
840
Arginine
65 mg
18.4 mg
191
920
Aspartic Acid
125 mg
35.4 mg
226
927
Cystine
98 mg
27.8 mg
28
398
Glutamic Acid
268 mg
76 mg
191
920
Glycine
100 mg
28.3 mg
98
904
Histidine
24 mg
6.8 mg
122
984
Isoleucine
76 mg
21.5 mg
137
945
Leucine
83 mg
23.5 mg
188
945
Lysine
82 mg
23.2 mg
173
911
Methionine
25 mg
7.1 mg
86
925
Phenylalanine
43 mg
12.2 mg
166
999
Proline
73 mg
20.7 mg
128
992
Serine
98 mg
27.8 mg
112
970
Threonine
55 mg
15.6 mg
142
957
Tryptophan
48 mg
13.6 mg
45
417
Tyrosine
26 mg
7.4 mg
149
1011
Valine
72 mg
20.4 mg
167
972
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
1.7 g
476.3 mg
350
1451
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
180 µg
51 µg
17
276
Folate, food
180 µg
51 µg
17
114
Folate, total
180 µg
51 µg
17
204
Niacin
470 µg
133.2 µg
527
2068
Pantothenic Acid
642 µg
182 µg
70
551
Riboflavin
150 µg
42.5 µg
134
661
Thiamin
50 µg
14.2 µg
193
834
Vitamin B6
2 µg
0.6 µg
346
979
Vitamin C
3 mg
850.5 µg
412
593
Fat-soluble Vitamins (5)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
870 µg
246.6 µg
199
556
beta-Carotene
70 µg
19.8 µg
713
1096
Phylloquinone
66 µg
18.7 µg
294
390
Vitamin A, IU
116 IU
32.9 IU
329
922
Vitamin A, RAE
6 µg
1.7 µg
446
707
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
168 mg
47.6 mg
48
377
Copper, Cu
130 µg
36.9 µg
179
719
Iron, Fe
2.9 mg
808 µg
56
636
Magnesium, Mg
121 mg
34.3 mg
19
199
Manganese, Mn
200 µg
56.7 µg
228
831
Phosphorus, P
42 mg
11.9 mg
129
630
Potassium, K
89 mg
25.2 mg
469
811
Selenium, Se
0.7 µg
0.2 µg
97
691
Sodium, Na
233 mg
66.1 mg
244
916
Zinc, Zn
1.2 mg
348.7 µg
44
790
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
12.8 mg
3.6 mg
274
1028
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
81.6 g
23.1 g
458
623
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
6.6 g
1.9 g
12
119
Kcal (Energy)
43 kcal
12.2 kcal
179
646
KJ (Energy)
180 kj
51 kj
215
982
Figure 2. Nutritional profile of raw kelp (seaweed) with 65 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

We searched Amazon for "Organic Kelp" and found these products.

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Common Serving Sizes Of Raw Kelp (Seaweed)

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tbsp (1/8 Cup)10.0 g0.4 oz
Figure 3. Common serving sizes of raw kelp (seaweed)

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