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Nori vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Nori and Daikon?

  • Nori is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin C, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, Zinc, and Vitamin B3, yet Daikon is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Nori's daily need coverage for Manganese is 41% higher.
  • Nori has 22 times more Vitamin B2 than Daikon. Nori has 0.446mg of Vitamin B2, while Daikon has 0.02mg.

We used Seaweed, laver, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw types in this comparison.

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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
:
2
Daikon
Contains more Calcium +159.3%
Contains more Iron +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.2%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Copper +129.6%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains less Sodium -56.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +159.3%
Contains more Iron +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.2%
Contains more Potassium +56.8%
Contains more Zinc +600%
Contains more Copper +129.6%
Contains more Magnesium +700%
Contains less Sodium -56.3%

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
10
:
0
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +635%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.7%
Contains more Folate +421.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1233.3%
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% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +390%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +635%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +245.7%
Contains more Folate +421.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1233.3%

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 Daikon
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 Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 2.5g Nori
Protein 5.81g 0.6g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.1g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 4.1g Nori
Calories 35kcal 18kcal Nori
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g 2.5g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 1.6g Daikon
Calcium 70mg 27mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.4mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 16mg Daikon
Phosphorus 58mg 23mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 227mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 21mg Daikon
Zinc 1.05mg 0.15mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.115mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 0IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 22mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.02mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.02mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.2mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.138mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.046mg Nori
Folate 146µg 28µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 0.3µg Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.003mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.025mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.026mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.031mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.03mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.006mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.02mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.028mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.011mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.017g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.045g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Daikon
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
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
14
Daikon

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%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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?
Daikon
Daikon contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
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. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/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.