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Nori vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Nori and Ginger

  • Nori has more Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, however Ginger has more Magnesium, and Fiber.
  • Nori's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 38% more.
  • Nori has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Ginger. Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Ginger has 0µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Ginger root, 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
5
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3
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains more Zinc +208.8%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +2050%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains less Sodium -72.9%
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% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains more Zinc +208.8%
Contains more Copper +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +2050%
Contains more Potassium +16.6%
Contains less Sodium -72.9%

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
:
1
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +680%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1211.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.7%
Contains more Folate +1227.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.16
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% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +284.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +680%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +292%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1211.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +96%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +156.7%
Contains more Folate +1227.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +3900%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.16

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 5.81g 1.82g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 5.11g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 35kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g 1.7g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 2g Ginger
Calcium 70mg 16mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.6mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 58mg 34mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 48mg 13mg Ginger
Zinc 1.05mg 0.34mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.226mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 0IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.26mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 5mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.025mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.034mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.75mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.203mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 146µg 11µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 0.1µg Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.012mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.036mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.051mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.074mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.057mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.013mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.045mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.073mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.03mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.203g Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.154g Ginger

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nori Ginger
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
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
18%
Ginger
Fats
1%
Nori
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.21g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.142g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sodium (difference - 35mg)
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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.