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Nori vs Garlic - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Nori and Garlic

  • Nori has more Folate, Vitamin B2 and Vitamin C, while Garlic has more Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin A, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium and Vitamin B1.
  • Garlic's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 83% higher.
  • Garlic contains 49 times less Folate than Nori. Nori contains 146µg of Folate, while Garlic contains 3µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Garlic, 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
1
:
7
Garlic
Contains more Calcium +158.6%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.8%
Contains less Sodium -64.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.7
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 55% 36% 18% 100% 32% 66% 3%
Contains more Calcium +158.6%
Contains more Potassium +12.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1150%
Contains more Copper +13.3%
Contains more Zinc +10.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.8%
Contains less Sodium -64.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.7

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
7
:
3
Garlic
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +57700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin K +135.3%
Contains more Folate +4766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +676.7%
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 105% 1% 2% 0% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 0% 5% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +57700%
Contains more Vitamin E +1150%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin K +135.3%
Contains more Folate +4766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +14.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +676.7%

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
43
Garlic
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
46
Garlic

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
38%
Garlic
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
33%
Garlic
Fats
1%
Nori
2%
Garlic

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Garlic
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 contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 0.51g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Garlic Opinion
Calories 35 149 Garlic
Protein 5.81 6.36 Garlic
Fats 0.28 0.5 Garlic
Vitamin C 39 31.2 Nori
Carbs 5.11 33.06 Garlic
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 1.7 Nori
Calcium 70 181 Garlic
Potassium 356 401 Garlic
Magnesium 2 25 Garlic
Sugars 0.49 1 Nori
Fiber 0.3 2.1 Garlic
Copper 0.264 0.299 Garlic
Zinc 1.05 1.16 Garlic
Starch
Phosphorus 58 153 Garlic
Sodium 48 17 Garlic
Vitamin A 5202 9 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.08 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.2 Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.11 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.7 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.596 Garlic
Vitamin B6 0.159 1.235 Garlic
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 1.7 Nori
Folate 146 3 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.089 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.011 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.249 Garlic
Tryptophan 0.043 0.066 Garlic
Threonine 0.232 0.157 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.217 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.308 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.273 Garlic
Methionine 0.145 0.076 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.183 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.291 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.113 Nori
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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. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.