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Nori vs Potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nori and Potato different?

  • Nori is richer in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Copper, Iron, and Zinc, while Potato is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, and Fiber.
  • Nori covers your daily need of Manganese 34% more than Potato.
  • Nori contains 14 times more Vitamin B2 than Potato. Nori contains 0.446mg of Vitamin B2, while Potato contains 0.032mg.

Seaweed, laver, raw and Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw types were used in this article.

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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
5
:
3
Potato
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 57
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +122.2%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Copper +140%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +1050%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 57

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
9
:
1
Potato
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +260000%
Contains more Vitamin E +9900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Folate +873.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.4%
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +98%
Contains more Vitamin A +260000%
Contains more Vitamin E +9900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1293.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +100%
Contains more Folate +873.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +87.4%

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
18
Potato
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
20
Potato

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
12%
Potato
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
17%
Potato
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Potato

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Nori Potato
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?
Potato
Potato contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 86)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Potato Opinion
Calories 35 77 Potato
Protein 5.81 2.05 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.09 Nori
Vitamin C 39 19.7 Nori
Net carbs 4.809999942779541 15.390000343322754 Potato
Carbs 5.11 17.49 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.81 Nori
Calcium 70 12 Nori
Potassium 356 425 Potato
Magnesium 2 23 Potato
Sugar 0.49 0.82 Nori
Fiber 0.3 2.1 Potato
Copper 0.264 0.11 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.3 Nori
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 58 57 Nori
Sodium 48 6 Potato
Vitamin A 5202 2 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.01 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.081 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.032 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 1.061 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.295 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.298 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 2 Nori
Folate 146 15 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.025 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.002 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.042 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.021 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.067 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.066 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.098 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.107 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.032 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.081 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.103 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.035 Nori
Fructose 0.26 Potato

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.