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Nori vs Onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nori and Onion different?

  • Nori is higher than Onion in Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Nori covers your daily need of Manganese 37% more than Onion.
  • Nori contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Onion. Nori contains 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Onion contains 0µg.

Seaweed, laver, raw and Onions, raw types were used in this article.

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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
6
:
2
Onion
Contains more Calcium +204.3%
Contains more Iron +757.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +143.8%
Contains more Zinc +517.6%
Contains more Copper +576.9%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 8% 8% 13% 13% 1% 5% 14%
Contains more Calcium +204.3%
Contains more Iron +757.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +143.8%
Contains more Zinc +517.6%
Contains more Copper +576.9%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
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
10
:
0
Onion
Contains more Vitamin A +260000%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin C +427%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1551.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +323.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Folate +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
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 1% 1% 0% 25% 12% 7% 3% 8% 28% 15% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +260000%
Contains more Vitamin E +4900%
Contains more Vitamin C +427%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1551.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1167.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +323.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32.5%
Contains more Folate +668.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Onion Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 7.64g Onion
Protein 5.81g 1.1g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.1g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 9.34g Onion
Calories 35kcal 40kcal Onion
Starch g 0g Onion
Fructose g 1.29g Onion
Sugar 0.49g 4.24g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 1.7g Onion
Calcium 70mg 23mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.21mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 10mg Onion
Phosphorus 58mg 29mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 146mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 4mg Onion
Zinc 1.05mg 0.17mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.039mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 2IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.02mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 7.4mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.046mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.027mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.116mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.123mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.12mg Nori
Folate 146µg 19µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 0.4µg Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.014mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.021mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.014mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.025mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.039mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.002mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.025mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.021mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.014mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.042g Onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.013g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.017g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Onion
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
8
Onion
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
8
Onion

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
7%
Onion
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Onion
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Onion

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Onion
Onion contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Onion
Onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.75g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 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. Onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170000/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.