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Nori vs Taro - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Taro
Taro contains less Sugars (difference - 0.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Taro
Taro contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Taro
Taro is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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 Taro
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Taro
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
13
Taro
Mineral Summary Score
21
Nori
19
Taro

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
4
:
4
Taro
Contains more Iron +227.3%
Contains more Calcium +62.8%
Contains more Copper +53.5%
Contains more Zinc +356.5%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains more Magnesium +1550%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%
Contains more Iron +227.3%
Contains more Calcium +62.8%
Contains more Copper +53.5%
Contains more Zinc +356.5%
Contains more Potassium +66%
Contains more Magnesium +1550%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.1%

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
7
:
2
Taro
Contains more Vitamin C +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6744.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1684%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095
Contains more Vitamin C +766.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +6744.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1684%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +71.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin E +138%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +78%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.095

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%
Taro
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
26%
Taro
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Taro

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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 Taro Opinion
Calories 35 112 Taro
Protein 5.81 1.5 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.2 Nori
Vitamin C 39 4.5 Nori
Carbs 5.11 26.46 Taro
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.55 Nori
Calcium 70 43 Nori
Potassium 356 591 Taro
Magnesium 2 33 Taro
Sugars 0.49 0.4 Nori
Fiber 0.3 4.1 Taro
Copper 0.264 0.172 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.23 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 84 Taro
Sodium 48 11 Taro
Vitamin A 5202 76 Nori
Vitamin E 1 2.38 Taro
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.095 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.025 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.6 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.303 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.283 Taro
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 1 Nori
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.041 Taro
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.016 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.083 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.023 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.069 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.054 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.111 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.067 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.02 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.082 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.082 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.034 Nori
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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