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Brussels sprout vs Nori - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brussels sprout and Nori

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber and Magnesium, yet Nori is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Copper, Folate and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 144% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 13 times more Fiber than Nori. Brussels sprout contains 3.8g of Fiber, while Nori contains 0.3g.

Food types used in this article are Brussels sprouts, 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 Magnesium +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%
Contains more Iron +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +277.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Equal in Potassium - 356
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%
Contains more Iron +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +277.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
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
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Nori
Contains more Vitamin C +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4325%
Contains more Vitamin A +589.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +395.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.6%
Contains more Folate +139.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 130% 313% 20% 0% 25% 103% 28% 32% 37% 0% 10% 110%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4325%
Contains more Vitamin A +589.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +395.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.6%
Contains more Folate +139.3%

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
81
Brussels sprout
67
Nori
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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 the food
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
35%
Nori
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
5%
Nori
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Nori

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.
Brussels sprout Nori
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Nori
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 1.71g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Brussels sprout Nori Opinion
Calories 43 35 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 5.81 Nori
Fats 0.3 0.28 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 85 39 Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95 5.11 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 1.8 Nori
Calcium 42 70 Nori
Potassium 389 356 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23 2 Brussels sprout
Sugars 2.2 0.49 Nori
Fiber 3.8 0.3 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.264 Nori
Zinc 0.42 1.05 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 69 58 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 48 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 5202 Nori
Vitamin E 0.88 1 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.098 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.446 Nori
Vitamin B3 0.745 1.47 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.521 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.159 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 4 Brussels sprout
Folate 61 146 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.061 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.025 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.11 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.043 Nori
Threonine 0.12 0.232 Nori
Isoleucine 0.132 0.259 Nori
Leucine 0.152 0.501 Nori
Lysine 0.154 0.222 Nori
Methionine 0.032 0.145 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.273 Nori
Valine 0.155 0.402 Nori
Histidine 0.076 0.14 Nori
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

References

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

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.