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Nori vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nori and Chayote

  • Nori is higher than Chayote in Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Folate, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3.
  • Nori covers your daily Vitamin C needs 35% more than Chayote.
  • Nori contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chayote. While Nori contains 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chayote contains only 0µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seaweed, laver, raw and Chayote, fruit, 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
6
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Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Iron +429.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains more Potassium +184.8%
Contains more Zinc +41.9%
Contains more Copper +114.6%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Calcium +311.8%
Contains more Iron +429.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains more Potassium +184.8%
Contains more Zinc +41.9%
Contains more Copper +114.6%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains less Sodium -95.8%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +406.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1437.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.2%
Contains more Folate +57%
Equal in Vitamin K - 4.1
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 0% 3% 0% 26% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 70% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +406.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1437.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.2%
Contains more Folate +57%
Equal in Vitamin K - 4.1

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 2.81g Nori
Protein 5.81g 0.82g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.13g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 4.51g Nori
Calories 35kcal 19kcal Nori
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g 1.66g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 1.7g Chayote
Calcium 70mg 17mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.34mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 12mg Chayote
Phosphorus 58mg 18mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 125mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 1.05mg 0.74mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.123mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 0IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.12mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 7.7mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.025mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.029mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.47mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.249mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.076mg Nori
Folate 146µg 93µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 4.1µg Chayote
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.011mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.04mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.044mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.077mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.039mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.001mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.047mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.063mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.015mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.01g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.057g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nori Chayote
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
13
Chayote

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
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.17g)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

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. Chayote - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/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.