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Nori vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nori and Brussels sprout

  • Nori is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Copper, Folate, and Zinc, yet Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Fiber, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Brussels sprout is 144% higher.
  • Nori contains 7 times more Vitamin A than Brussels sprout. Nori contains 260µg of Vitamin A, while Brussels sprout contains 38µg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, laver, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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 +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +277.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%
Equal in Potassium - 389
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Iron +28.6%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +277.1%
Contains more Zinc +150%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -47.9%
Equal in Potassium - 389

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
6
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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%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4325%
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 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +4325%

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 Brussels sprout
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 35kcal 43kcal Brussels sprout
Protein 5.81g 3.38g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 39mg 85mg Brussels sprout
Net carbs 4.81g 5.15g Brussels sprout
Carbs 5.11g 8.95g Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.8mg 1.4mg Nori
Calcium 70mg 42mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 389mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 2mg 23mg Brussels sprout
Sugar 0.49g 2.2g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 3.8g Brussels sprout
Copper 0.264mg 0.07mg Nori
Zinc 1.05mg 0.42mg Nori
Starch g g
Phosphorus 58mg 69mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 48mg 25mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 5202IU 754IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.88mg Nori
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.139mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.09mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.745mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.309mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.219mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 177µg Brussels sprout
Folate 146µg 61µg Nori
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.062g Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.023g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 153g Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.037mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.12mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.132mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.152mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.154mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.032mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.098mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.155mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.076mg Nori
Fructose g 0.93g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nori Brussels sprout
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (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 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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.