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Nori vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Nori and Cucumber

  • Nori has more Vitamin C, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B3, while Cucumber has more Vitamin K.
  • Nori's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 40% higher.
  • Cucumber contains 52 times less Vitamin A RAE than Nori. Nori contains 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Cucumber contains 5µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Cucumber, with peel, 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 +337.5%
Contains more Iron +542.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.2%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Copper +543.9%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
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 5% 11% 10% 11% 13% 1% 6% 14%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Iron +542.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +142.2%
Contains more Zinc +425%
Contains more Copper +543.9%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +4854.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1251.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.5%
Contains more Folate +1985.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +310%
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 7% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 2% 16% 10% 6% 0% 41%
Contains more Vitamin A +4854.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1292.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +263%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1251.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1400%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +297.5%
Contains more Folate +1985.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +310%

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 Cucumber
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Cucumber Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 3.13g Nori
Protein 5.81g 0.65g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.11g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 3.63g Nori
Calories 35kcal 15kcal Nori
Starch g 0.83g Cucumber
Fructose g 0.87g Cucumber
Sugar 0.49g 1.67g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 0.5g Cucumber
Calcium 70mg 16mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.28mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 13mg Cucumber
Phosphorus 58mg 24mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 147mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 2mg Cucumber
Zinc 1.05mg 0.2mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.041mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 105IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.03mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 2.8mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.027mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.033mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.098mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.259mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.04mg Nori
Folate 146µg 7µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 16.4µg Cucumber
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.005mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.019mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.021mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.029mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.029mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.006mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.019mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.022mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.01mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.037g Cucumber
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.005g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.032g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Nori Cucumber
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
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
8
Cucumber

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
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.18g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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 contains less Sodium?
Cucumber
Cucumber contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cucumber
Cucumber 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. Cucumber - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168409/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.