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Nori vs Wakame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Wakame
Wakame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 0.16g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nori
Nori contains less Sodium (difference - 824mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 Wakame
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Wakame
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
14
Wakame
Mineral Summary Score
21
Nori
44
Wakame

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
3
:
5
Wakame
Contains more Potassium +612%
Contains more Zinc +176.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +5250%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.284
Contains more Potassium +612%
Contains more Zinc +176.3%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Iron +21.1%
Contains more Calcium +114.3%
Contains more Magnesium +5250%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.284

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
5
:
3
Wakame
Contains more Vitamin C +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +1345%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7850%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +32.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.6
Contains more Vitamin C +1200%
Contains more Vitamin A +1345%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +93.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +7850%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +32.5%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.6

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
18%
Wakame
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Wakame
Fats
1%
Nori
3%
Wakame

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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 Wakame Opinion
Calories 35 45 Wakame
Protein 5.81 3.03 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.64 Wakame
Vitamin C 39 3 Nori
Carbs 5.11 9.14 Wakame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 2.18 Wakame
Calcium 70 150 Wakame
Potassium 356 50 Nori
Magnesium 2 107 Wakame
Sugars 0.49 0.65 Wakame
Fiber 0.3 0.5 Wakame
Copper 0.264 0.284 Wakame
Zinc 1.05 0.38 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 80 Wakame
Sodium 48 872 Nori
Vitamin A 5202 360 Nori
Vitamin E 1 1
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.06 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.23 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 1.6 Wakame
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.697 Wakame
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.002 Nori
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 5.3 Wakame
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.13 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.058 Wakame
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.218 Wakame
Tryptophan 0.043 0.035 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.165 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.087 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.257 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.112 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.063 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.112 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.209 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.015 Nori
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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