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Nori vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nori and Jalapeño

  • Nori is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Iron, yet Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin K.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 88% more than Nori.
  • Nori contains 10 times more Manganese than Jalapeño. While Nori contains 0.988mg of Manganese, Jalapeño contains only 0.097mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seaweed, laver, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +620%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Copper +473.9%
Contains more Magnesium +650%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Iron +620%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Copper +473.9%
Contains more Magnesium +650%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +382.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +537.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Folate +440.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin C +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +362.5%
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +537.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Folate +440.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin C +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +362.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 3.7g Nori
Protein 5.81g 0.91g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.37g Jalapeño
Carbs 5.11g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 35kcal 29kcal Nori
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 0.49g 4.12g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 70mg 12mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.25mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 15mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 58mg 26mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 248mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 1.05mg 0.14mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.046mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 1078IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.04mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.07mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 1.28mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.315mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 146µg 27µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 18.5µg Jalapeño
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 0.092g Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.029g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.112g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Nori Jalapeño
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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
1%
Nori
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.