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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, 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 than Bamboo shoot. Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A, 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 Iron +260%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Equal in Phosphorus - 59
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 4% 48% 3% 64% 30% 26% 1%
Contains more Iron +260%
Contains more Calcium +438.5%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Equal in Phosphorus - 59

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

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 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

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Nori Bamboo shoot
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Bamboo shoot Opinion
Calories 35 27 Nori
Protein 5.81 2.6 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.3 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin C 39 4 Nori
Net carbs 4.809999942779541 3 Nori
Carbs 5.11 5.2 Bamboo shoot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.5 Nori
Calcium 70 13 Nori
Potassium 356 533 Bamboo shoot
Magnesium 2 3 Bamboo shoot
Sugar 0.49 3 Nori
Fiber 0.3 2.2 Bamboo shoot
Copper 0.264 0.19 Nori
Zinc 1.05 1.1 Bamboo shoot
Starch
Phosphorus 58 59 Bamboo shoot
Sodium 48 4 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin A 5202 20 Nori
Vitamin E 1 1
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.15 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.07 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.6 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.161 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.24 Bamboo shoot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 0 Nori
Folate 146 7 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.069 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.007 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.134 Bamboo shoot
Tryptophan 0.043 0.027 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.086 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.088 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.14 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.134 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.03 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.09 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.106 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.042 Nori
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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.