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Sweet potato vs Nori - 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.
Sweet potato Nori
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
Sweet potato Nori
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
80
Sweet potato
58
Nori
Mineral Summary Score
15
Sweet potato
21
Nori

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
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Nori
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 356
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 356

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
:
6
Nori
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%
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%

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

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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 Sweet potato Nori Opinion
Calories 86 35 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 5.81 Nori
Fats 0.05 0.28 Nori
Vitamin C 2.4 39 Nori
Carbs 20.12 5.11 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 1.8 Nori
Calcium 30 70 Nori
Potassium 337 356 Nori
Magnesium 25 2 Sweet potato
Sugars 4.18 0.49 Sweet potato
Fiber 3 0.3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.264 Nori
Zinc 0.3 1.05 Nori
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 58 Nori
Sodium 55 48 Nori
Vitamin A 14187 5202 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 1 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.098 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.446 Nori
Vitamin B3 0.557 1.47 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.521 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.159 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 4 Nori
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.061 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.025 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.11 Nori
Tryptophan 0.031 0.043 Nori
Threonine 0.083 0.232 Nori
Isoleucine 0.055 0.259 Nori
Leucine 0.092 0.501 Nori
Lysine 0.066 0.222 Nori
Methionine 0.029 0.145 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.273 Nori
Valine 0.086 0.402 Nori
Histidine 0.031 0.14 Nori
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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