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Butterbur vs. Nori — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Butterbur and Nori

  • Butterbur has more Potassium, however, Nori has more Folate, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, Vitamin C, and Zinc.
  • Nori's daily need coverage for Folate is 34% more.
  • Butterbur has 2 times more Potassium than Nori. Butterbur has 655mg of Potassium, while Nori has 356mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Butterbur, (fuki), 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Nori
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Potassium +84%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +1700%
Contains more Phosphorus +383.3%
Contains more Zinc +556.3%
Contains more Copper +156.3%
Contains more Manganese +260.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 4% 10% 6% 58% 1% 5% 35% 36% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88% 129% 4%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Potassium +84%
Contains less Sodium -85.4%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Contains more Iron +1700%
Contains more Phosphorus +383.3%
Contains more Zinc +556.3%
Contains more Copper +156.3%
Contains more Manganese +260.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 A +10304%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +635%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1528.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.6%
Contains more Folate +1360%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 0% 0% 105% 5% 5% 4% 2% 23% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 313% 20% 0% 130% 25% 103% 28% 32% 37% 110% 0% 6% 10%
Contains more Vitamin A +10304%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +635%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1528.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.6%
Contains more Folate +1360%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Nori
Contains more Water +11.1%
Contains more Protein +1389.7%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +41.6%
Contains more Other +158.2%
Equal in Water - 85.03
4% 95%
Protein: 0.39 g
Fats: 0.04 g
Carbs: 3.61 g
Water: 94.5 g
Other: 1.46 g
6% 5% 85% 4%
Protein: 5.81 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 5.11 g
Water: 85.03 g
Other: 3.77 g
Contains more Water +11.1%
Contains more Protein +1389.7%
Contains more Fats +600%
Contains more Carbs +41.6%
Contains more Other +158.2%
Equal in Water - 85.03

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Butterbur Nori
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Butterbur Nori Opinion
Net carbs 3.61g 4.81g Nori
Protein 0.39g 5.81g Nori
Fats 0.04g 0.28g Nori
Carbs 3.61g 5.11g Nori
Calories 14kcal 35kcal Nori
Sugar 0.49g Butterbur
Fiber 0.3g Nori
Calcium 103mg 70mg Butterbur
Iron 0.1mg 1.8mg Nori
Magnesium 14mg 2mg Butterbur
Phosphorus 12mg 58mg Nori
Potassium 655mg 356mg Butterbur
Sodium 7mg 48mg Butterbur
Zinc 0.16mg 1.05mg Nori
Copper 0.103mg 0.264mg Nori
Manganese 0.274mg 0.988mg Nori
Selenium 0.9µg 0.7µg Butterbur
Vitamin A 50IU 5202IU Nori
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 260µg Nori
Vitamin E 1mg Nori
Vitamin C 31.5mg 39mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.098mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0.446mg Nori
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.47mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.032mg 0.521mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.159mg Nori
Folate 10µg 146µg Nori
Choline 10.4mg Nori
Vitamin K 4µg Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg Nori
Saturated Fat 0.061g Butterbur
Omega-3 - EPA 0.08g Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Butterbur Nori
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Butterbur
62%
Nori
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Butterbur
40%
Nori

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Butterbur
Butterbur contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Butterbur
Butterbur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Butterbur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170385/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.