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Fennel vs. Nori — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fennel and Nori

  • Fennel has more Vitamin K, and Fiber, however, Nori is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Fennel covers your daily need of Vitamin K 49% more than Nori.
  • Fennel has 10 times more Fiber than Nori. While Fennel has 3.1g of Fiber, Nori has only 0.3g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fennel, bulb, 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.
Fennel
2
:
7
Nori
Contains more Magnesium +750%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +146.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Manganese +417.3%
Equal in Sodium - 48
Equal in Selenium - 0.7
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88% 129% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +750%
Contains more Potassium +16.3%
Contains more Calcium +42.9%
Contains more Iron +146.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Copper +300%
Contains more Manganese +417.3%
Equal in Sodium - 48
Equal in Selenium - 0.7

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.
Fennel
2
:
9
Nori
Contains more Choline +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1470%
Contains more Vitamin A +440.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.3%
Contains more Folate +440.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
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 Choline +26.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1470%
Contains more Vitamin A +440.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +880%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +129.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +124.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +238.3%
Contains more Folate +440.7%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Fennel
2
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3
Nori
Contains more Carbs +42.9%
Contains more Protein +368.5%
Contains more Fats +40%
Contains more Other +259%
Equal in Water - 85.03
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 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 Carbs +42.9%
Contains more Protein +368.5%
Contains more Fats +40%
Contains more Other +259%
Equal in Water - 85.03

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Fennel
2
:
1
Nori
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +172%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.2%
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
31% 13% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.061 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.11 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +172%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +53.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -32.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fennel Nori
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Nori Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 4.81g Nori
Protein 1.24g 5.81g Nori
Fats 0.2g 0.28g Nori
Carbs 7.3g 5.11g Fennel
Calories 31kcal 35kcal Nori
Sugar 3.93g 0.49g Nori
Fiber 3.1g 0.3g Fennel
Calcium 49mg 70mg Nori
Iron 0.73mg 1.8mg Nori
Magnesium 17mg 2mg Fennel
Phosphorus 50mg 58mg Nori
Potassium 414mg 356mg Fennel
Sodium 52mg 48mg Nori
Zinc 0.2mg 1.05mg Nori
Copper 0.066mg 0.264mg Nori
Manganese 0.191mg 0.988mg Nori
Selenium 0.7µg 0.7µg
Vitamin A 963IU 5202IU Nori
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 260µg Nori
Vitamin E 0.58mg 1mg Nori
Vitamin C 12mg 39mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.098mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.446mg Nori
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 1.47mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.232mg 0.521mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.159mg Nori
Folate 27µg 146µg Nori
Choline 13.2mg 10.4mg Fennel
Vitamin K 62.8µg 4µg Fennel
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 0.09g 0.061g Nori
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.08g Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 0.025g Fennel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 0.11g Fennel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
26%
Fennel
62%
Nori
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Fennel
40%
Nori

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.44g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nori
Nori contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/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.