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Nori vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nori and Chili pepper

  • Nori is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Copper, Iron and Zinc, yet Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6 and Vitamin K.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily Vitamin C needs 116% more than Nori.
  • Nori contains 6 times more Folate than Chili pepper. While Nori contains 146µg of Folate, Chili pepper contains only 23µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seaweed, laver, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, 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
6
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Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Zinc +303.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Zinc +303.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Equal in Potassium - 322

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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +446.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.2%
Contains more Folate +534.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +268.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%
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 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +446.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +44.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.2%
Contains more Folate +534.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +268.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +250%

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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Nori
2%
Chili pepper

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 Chili pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Chili pepper
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 - 4.81g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
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 Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 35 40 Chili pepper
Protein 5.81 1.87 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.44 Chili pepper
Vitamin C 39 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 5.11 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 1.03 Nori
Calcium 70 14 Nori
Potassium 356 322 Nori
Magnesium 2 23 Chili pepper
Sugars 0.49 5.3 Nori
Fiber 0.3 1.5 Chili pepper
Copper 0.264 0.129 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.26 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 43 Nori
Sodium 48 9 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 5202 952 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.69 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.072 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.086 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 1.244 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.201 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 14 Chili pepper
Folate 146 23 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.024 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.043 0.026 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.074 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.065 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.105 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.089 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.024 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.062 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.084 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.041 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 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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.