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Nori vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Nori and Shallot

  • Nori has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B3 and Iron, however Shallot is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin B6 and Fiber.
  • Nori covers your daily need of Vitamin C 34% more than Shallot.
  • Nori has 22 times more Vitamin B2 than Shallot. While Nori has 0.446mg of Vitamin B2, Shallot has only 0.02mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, laver, raw and Shallots, 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
5
:
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +89.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 334
Equal in Phosphorus - 60
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 12% 30% 15% 30% 11% 26% 2%
Contains more Iron +50%
Contains more Calcium +89.2%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +162.5%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 334
Equal in Phosphorus - 60

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +129950%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +635%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Folate +329.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117%
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 27% 1% 1% 0% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 0% 2% 26%
Contains more Vitamin C +387.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +129950%
Contains more Vitamin E +2400%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +63.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2130%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +635%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Folate +329.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117%

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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
17%
Shallot
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Shallot

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 Shallot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars 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 in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Shallot
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?
Shallot
Shallot contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.044g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 7.38g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
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

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 Shallot Opinion
Calories 35 72 Shallot
Protein 5.81 2.5 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.1 Nori
Vitamin C 39 8 Nori
Carbs 5.11 16.8 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 1.2 Nori
Calcium 70 37 Nori
Potassium 356 334 Nori
Magnesium 2 21 Shallot
Sugars 0.49 7.87 Nori
Fiber 0.3 3.2 Shallot
Copper 0.264 0.088 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.4 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 60 Shallot
Sodium 48 12 Shallot
Vitamin A 5202 4 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.04 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.06 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.02 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.2 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.29 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.345 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 0.8 Nori
Folate 146 34 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.017 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.014 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.039 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.028 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.098 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.106 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.149 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.125 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.027 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.081 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.11 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.043 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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.