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Nori vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Nori and Parsnip

  • Nori is richer in Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Copper, and Iron, yet Parsnip is richer in Vitamin A, Fiber, Vitamin K, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Nori is 30% higher.
  • Nori contains 3 times more Iron than Parsnip. Nori contains 1.8mg of Iron, while Parsnip contains 0.59mg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, laver, raw and Parsnips, 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
4
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Contains more Iron +205.1%
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Magnesium +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Potassium - 375
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 11% 34% 21% 40% 17% 31% 2%
Contains more Iron +205.1%
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Magnesium +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Potassium - 375

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +792%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Folate +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +462.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09
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 57% 0% 30% 0% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 0% 57% 51%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +792%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Folate +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +49%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +15.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +462.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.09

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
25
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
22
Parsnip

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%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
18%
Parsnip
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Parsnip

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

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Nori Parsnip
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 Sodium?
Parsnip
Parsnip contains less Sodium (difference - 38mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.31g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 97)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Parsnip Opinion
Calories 35 75 Parsnip
Protein 5.81 1.2 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.3 Parsnip
Vitamin C 39 17 Nori
Net carbs 4.809999942779541 13.09000015258789 Parsnip
Carbs 5.11 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.59 Nori
Calcium 70 36 Nori
Potassium 356 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 2 29 Parsnip
Sugar 0.49 4.8 Nori
Fiber 0.3 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.264 0.12 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.59 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 71 Parsnip
Sodium 48 10 Parsnip
Vitamin A 5202 0 Nori
Vitamin E 1 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.09 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.05 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.7 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.09 Nori
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 22.5 Parsnip
Folate 146 67 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.047 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 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. Parsnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170417/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.