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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +303.8%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains less Sodium -81.3%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +400%
Contains more Iron +74.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +10.6%
Contains more Zinc +303.8%
Contains more Copper +104.7%
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
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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 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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
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%

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 Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 5.81g 1.87g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.44g Chili pepper
Carbs 5.11g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 35kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g 5.3g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 1.5g Chili pepper
Calcium 70mg 14mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 1.03mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 23mg Chili pepper
Phosphorus 58mg 43mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 322mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 1.05mg 0.26mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.129mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 952IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.69mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.072mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.086mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 1.244mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.201mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 146µg 23µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 14µg Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.026mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.074mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.065mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.105mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.089mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.024mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.062mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.084mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.041mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.024g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Chili pepper
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
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 food.
Protein
35%
Nori
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
1%
Nori
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.