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Arrowroot vs Nori - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Arrowroot and Nori

  • Arrowroot has more Folate, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Nori is higher in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, and Calcium.
  • Arrowroot covers your daily need of Folate 48% more than Nori.
  • Arrowroot has 13 times more Magnesium than Nori. While Arrowroot has 25mg of Magnesium, Nori has only 2mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Arrowroot, raw and Seaweed, laver, raw.

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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 Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.8%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +118.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 84% 18% 43% 41% 4% 18% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Contains more Iron +23.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Contains more Potassium +27.5%
Contains less Sodium -45.8%
Contains more Calcium +1066.7%
Contains more Zinc +66.7%
Contains more Copper +118.2%

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
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Nori
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.3%
Contains more Folate +131.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +27278.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +655.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 7% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 254% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 313% 20% 0% 130% 25% 103% 28% 32% 37% 110% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.3%
Contains more Folate +131.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +27278.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1952.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +655.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +78.4%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Arrowroot Nori Opinion
Net carbs 12.09g 4.81g Arrowroot
Protein 4.24g 5.81g Nori
Fats 0.2g 0.28g Nori
Carbs 13.39g 5.11g Arrowroot
Calories 65kcal 35kcal Arrowroot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.49g Arrowroot
Fiber 1.3g 0.3g Arrowroot
Calcium 6mg 70mg Nori
Iron 2.22mg 1.8mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 25mg 2mg Arrowroot
Phosphorus 98mg 58mg Arrowroot
Potassium 454mg 356mg Arrowroot
Sodium 26mg 48mg Arrowroot
Zinc 0.63mg 1.05mg Nori
Copper 0.121mg 0.264mg Nori
Vitamin A 19IU 5202IU Nori
Vitamin E mg 1mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.9mg 39mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.143mg 0.098mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.059mg 0.446mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.693mg 1.47mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.521mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.266mg 0.159mg Arrowroot
Folate 338µg 146µg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4µg Nori
Tryptophan mg 0.043mg Nori
Threonine mg 0.232mg Nori
Isoleucine mg 0.259mg Nori
Leucine mg 0.501mg Nori
Lysine mg 0.222mg Nori
Methionine mg 0.145mg Nori
Phenylalanine mg 0.273mg Nori
Valine mg 0.402mg Nori
Histidine mg 0.14mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.061g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.025g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.092g 0.11g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Arrowroot Nori
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
35
Arrowroot
67
Nori
Mineral Summary Score
31
Arrowroot
34
Nori

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 food.
Protein
25%
Arrowroot
35%
Nori
Carbohydrates
13%
Arrowroot
5%
Nori
Fats
1%
Arrowroot
1%
Nori

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 58)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.022g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/nutrients
  2. Nori - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168458/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.