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Nori vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 3.69g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nori
Nori contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Nori Sweet potato
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Sweet potato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
58
Nori
80
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
21
Nori
15
Sweet potato

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
Nori
7
:
Contains more Iron +195.1%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +74.8%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Contains more Iron +195.1%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +74.8%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -12.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
Equal in Potassium - 337

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
Nori
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1525%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +631.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1525%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +631.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +163.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +53.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.4%

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 the food
Protein
35%
Nori
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Sweet potato

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Nori Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 35 86 Sweet potato
Protein 5.81 1.57 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.05 Nori
Vitamin C 39 2.4 Nori
Carbs 5.11 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.61 Nori
Calcium 70 30 Nori
Potassium 356 337 Nori
Magnesium 2 25 Sweet potato
Sugars 0.49 4.18 Sweet potato
Fiber 0.3 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.264 0.151 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.3 Nori
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 58 47 Nori
Sodium 48 55 Nori
Vitamin A 5202 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 1 0.26 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.078 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.061 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.557 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.209 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 1.8 Nori
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.001 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.014 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.031 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.083 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.055 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.092 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.066 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.029 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.089 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.086 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.031 Nori
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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