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Nori vs Jerusalem artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Nori and Jerusalem artichoke

  • Nori has more Manganese, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Copper, Zinc and Vitamin B6, however Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron and Vitamin B1.
  • Nori's daily need coverage for Manganese is 40% more.
  • Nori has 260 times more Vitamin A than Jerusalem artichoke. Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A, while Jerusalem artichoke has 1µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Jerusalem-artichokes, 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
3
:
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains more Zinc +775%
Contains more Iron +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains more Magnesium +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Copper +88.6%
Contains more Zinc +775%
Contains more Iron +88.9%
Contains more Potassium +20.5%
Contains more Magnesium +750%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +875%
Contains more Vitamin A +25910%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +643.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3900%
Contains more Folate +1023.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%
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 14% 2% 4% 0% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 0% 1% 10%
Contains more Vitamin C +875%
Contains more Vitamin A +25910%
Contains more Vitamin E +426.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +643.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +13.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +31.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +3900%
Contains more Folate +1023.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +104.1%

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
13
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
33
Jerusalem artichoke

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
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Jerusalem artichoke
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 - 9.11g)
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 - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 35 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 5.81 2 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.01 Nori
Vitamin C 39 4 Nori
Carbs 5.11 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 70 14 Nori
Potassium 356 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 2 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 0.49 9.6 Nori
Fiber 0.3 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Copper 0.264 0.14 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.12 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 48 4 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin A 5202 20 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.19 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.06 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 1.3 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.397 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.077 Nori
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 0.1 Nori
Folate 146 13 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.004 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.001 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
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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. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/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.