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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
Nori
4
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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%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
35%
Nori
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Brussels sprout

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
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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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Nori Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 35 43 Brussels sprout
Protein 5.81 3.38 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.3 Brussels sprout
Vitamin C 39 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 5.11 8.95 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 1.4 Nori
Calcium 70 42 Nori
Potassium 356 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 2 23 Brussels sprout
Sugars 0.49 2.2 Nori
Fiber 0.3 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.264 0.07 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.42 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 48 25 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 5202 754 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.88 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.09 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.745 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.309 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 177 Brussels sprout
Folate 146 61 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.062 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.023 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.043 0.037 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.12 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.132 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.152 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.154 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.032 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.098 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.155 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.076 Nori
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.