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Nori vs Drumstick tree - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Nori and Drumstick tree?

  • Nori is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Folate, Copper and Iron, yet Drumstick tree is richer in Vitamin C, Fiber, Magnesium and Vitamin B5.
  • Drumstick tree's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 113% higher.
  • Nori has 65 times more Vitamin A than Drumstick tree. Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A, while Drumstick tree has 4µg.

We used Seaweed, laver, raw and Drumstick pods, 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
5
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Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 9% 41% 33% 28% 13% 22% 6%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +214.3%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +16%
Contains more Potassium +29.5%
Contains more Magnesium +2150%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +6929.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Folate +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.4%
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 470% 5% 0% 0% 14% 18% 12% 48% 28% 0% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +6929.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +502.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +137.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Folate +231.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +261.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +52.4%

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
52
Drumstick tree
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
20
Drumstick tree

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
13%
Drumstick tree
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Drumstick tree
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Drumstick tree

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 Drumstick tree
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Drumstick tree
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 is richer in minerals?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sugars (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Drumstick tree
Drumstick tree is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 Drumstick tree Opinion
Calories 35 37 Drumstick tree
Protein 5.81 2.1 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.2 Nori
Vitamin C 39 141 Drumstick tree
Carbs 5.11 8.53 Drumstick tree
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.36 Nori
Calcium 70 30 Nori
Potassium 356 461 Drumstick tree
Magnesium 2 45 Drumstick tree
Sugars 0.49 Drumstick tree
Fiber 0.3 3.2 Drumstick tree
Copper 0.264 0.084 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.45 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 50 Nori
Sodium 48 42 Drumstick tree
Vitamin A 5202 74 Nori
Vitamin E 1 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.053 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.074 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.62 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.794 Drumstick tree
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.12 Nori
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 Nori
Folate 146 44 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.033 Drumstick tree
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.102 Drumstick tree
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.003 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 Nori
Threonine 0.232 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 Nori
Leucine 0.501 Nori
Lysine 0.222 Nori
Methionine 0.145 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 Nori
Valine 0.402 Nori
Histidine 0.14 Nori
Fructose

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. Drumstick tree - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170483/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.