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Nori vs Bamboo shoot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Nori and Bamboo shoot

  • Nori has more Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, and Vitamin B5, however Bamboo shoot has more Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Nori's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 39% more.
  • Nori has 260 times more Vitamin A RAE than Bamboo shoot. Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Bamboo shoot has 1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Bamboo shoots, 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
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +260%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 59
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 19% 3% 26% 48% 1% 30% 64%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Iron +260%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 59
Equal in Zinc - 1.1

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
Nori
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +25910%
Contains more Vitamin C +875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +537.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +223.6%
Contains more Folate +1985.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 20% 0% 14% 38% 17% 12% 10% 56% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +25910%
Contains more Vitamin C +875%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +537.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +223.6%
Contains more Folate +1985.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +50.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 1

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.
Nori Bamboo shoot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Bamboo shoot Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 3g Nori
Protein 5.81g 2.6g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Bamboo shoot
Carbs 5.11g 5.2g Bamboo shoot
Calories 35kcal 27kcal Nori
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g 3g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 2.2g Bamboo shoot
Calcium 70mg 13mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.5mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 3mg Bamboo shoot
Phosphorus 58mg 59mg Bamboo shoot
Potassium 356mg 533mg Bamboo shoot
Sodium 48mg 4mg Bamboo shoot
Zinc 1.05mg 1.1mg Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.264mg 0.19mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 20IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 1mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 4mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.15mg Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.07mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.6mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.161mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.24mg Bamboo shoot
Folate 146µg 7µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 0µg Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.027mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.086mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.088mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.14mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.134mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.03mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.09mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.106mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.042mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.069g Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.007g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.134g Bamboo shoot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Nori Bamboo shoot
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
67
Nori
14
Bamboo shoot
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
24
Bamboo shoot

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
35%
Nori
16%
Bamboo shoot
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
5%
Bamboo shoot
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Bamboo shoot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.51g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bamboo shoot
Bamboo shoot contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
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.

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. Nori - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168458/nutrients
  2. Bamboo shoot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169210/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.