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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 A RAE, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Copper, and Iron, yet Parsnip is richer in Fiber, Vitamin K, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B2 from Nori is 30% higher.
  • Nori contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Parsnip. Nori contains 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parsnip contains 0µg.

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 Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Iron +205.1%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Copper +120%
Contains more Magnesium +1350%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Contains less Sodium -79.2%
Equal in Potassium - 375
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 23% 21% 31% 34% 2% 17% 40%
Contains more Calcium +94.4%
Contains more Iron +205.1%
Contains more Zinc +78%
Contains more Copper +120%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
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 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% 30% 0% 57% 23% 12% 14% 36% 21% 51% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +129.4%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Parsnip Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 13.09g Parsnip
Protein 5.81g 1.2g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.3g Parsnip
Carbs 5.11g 17.99g Parsnip
Calories 35kcal 75kcal Parsnip
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g 4.8g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 4.9g Parsnip
Calcium 70mg 36mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.59mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 29mg Parsnip
Phosphorus 58mg 71mg Parsnip
Potassium 356mg 375mg Parsnip
Sodium 48mg 10mg Parsnip
Zinc 1.05mg 0.59mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.12mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 0IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 1.49mg Parsnip
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 17mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.09mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.05mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.7mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.6mg Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.09mg Nori
Folate 146µg 67µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 22.5µg Parsnip
Tryptophan 0.043mg mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.05g Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.112g Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.047g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nori Parsnip
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
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

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.

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.