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Nori vs Mexican tea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Nori and Mexican tea

  • Nori has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Copper, and Vitamin B2, however Mexican tea is richer in Manganese, Magnesium, Calcium, Folate, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Mexican tea covers your daily Manganese needs 92% more than Nori.
  • Mexican tea has 87 times less Vitamin A than Nori. Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A, while Mexican tea has 3µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Epazote, 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
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Potassium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5950%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.88
Equal in Zinc - 1.1
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 71% 83% 56% 87% 64% 30% 37% 6%
Contains more Copper +38.9%
Contains more Calcium +292.9%
Contains more Potassium +77.8%
Contains more Magnesium +5950%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.3%
Contains less Sodium -10.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.88
Equal in Zinc - 1.1

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 +983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +9026.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.1%
Contains more Folate +47.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.152
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 12% 4% 0% 0% 7% 81% 12% 11% 36% 0% 0% 162%
Contains more Vitamin C +983.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +9026.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +28.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +191.1%
Contains more Folate +47.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.152

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
27
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
54
Mexican tea

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
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Nori
2%
Mexican tea

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

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Nori Mexican tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 35 32 Nori
Protein 5.81 0.33 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 39 3.6 Nori
Net carbs 4.809999942779541 3.640000104904175 Nori
Carbs 5.11 7.44 Mexican tea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 70 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 356 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 2 121 Mexican tea
Sugar 0.49 Mexican tea
Fiber 0.3 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.264 0.19 Nori
Zinc 1.05 1.1 Mexican tea
Starch
Phosphorus 58 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 48 43 Mexican tea
Vitamin A 5202 57 Nori
Vitamin E 1 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.028 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.348 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.639 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.179 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.152 Nori
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 Nori
Folate 146 215 Mexican tea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 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 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. Mexican tea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169398/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.