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Nori vs Yam - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yam
Yam contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yam
Yam is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
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 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)

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 Yam
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Yam
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
16
Yam
Mineral Summary Score
21
Nori
19
Yam

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
5
:
3
Yam
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +129.2%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 55
Contains more Iron +233.3%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Copper +48.3%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +129.2%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Equal in Phosphorus - 55

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
Yam
Contains more Vitamin C +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3669.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +128.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +3669.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +166.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +73.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +14.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84.3%

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%
Yam
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
28%
Yam
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Yam

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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 Yam Opinion
Calories 35 118 Yam
Protein 5.81 1.53 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.17 Nori
Vitamin C 39 17.1 Nori
Carbs 5.11 27.88 Yam
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.54 Nori
Calcium 70 17 Nori
Potassium 356 816 Yam
Magnesium 2 21 Yam
Sugars 0.49 0.5 Yam
Fiber 0.3 4.1 Yam
Copper 0.264 0.178 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.24 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 55 Nori
Sodium 48 9 Yam
Vitamin A 5202 138 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.35 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.112 Yam
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.032 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.552 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.314 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.293 Yam
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 2.3 Nori
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.037 Yam
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.006 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.076 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.012 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.054 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.052 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.096 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.059 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.021 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.071 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.062 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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