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Nori vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Nori and Carrot

  • Nori has more Vitamin C, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Copper, Iron, and Zinc, however Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Fiber, and Vitamin K.
  • Carrot covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 64% more than Nori.
  • Carrot has 8 times less Vitamin B2 than Nori. Nori has 0.446mg of Vitamin B2, while Carrot has 0.058mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Carrots, 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
7
:
1
Carrot
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Copper +486.7%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Calcium +112.1%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Potassium +11.3%
Contains less Sodium -30.4%
Contains more Zinc +337.5%
Contains more Copper +486.7%
Contains more Magnesium +500%

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
8
:
2
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +561%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +669%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Folate +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +230%
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin E +51.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +561%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +669%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +49.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.2%
Contains more Folate +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +221.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +230%

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 Carrot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 5.81g 0.93g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.24g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 35kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 0.49g 4.74g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 70mg 33mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.3mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 12mg Carrot
Phosphorus 58mg 35mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 320mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 69mg Nori
Zinc 1.05mg 0.24mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.045mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 1mg 0.66mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 5.9mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.066mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.058mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.983mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.273mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.138mg Nori
Folate 146µg 19µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 13.2µg Carrot
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.012mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.191mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.077mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.102mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.101mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.02mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.061mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.069mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.04mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.014g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.117g Carrot

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nori Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
10%
Carrot
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nori
Nori contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.024g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.