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Nori vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nori and Tomato

  • Nori is higher than Tomato in Manganese, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B6.
  • Nori covers your daily Manganese needs 38% more than Tomato.
  • Nori contains 23 times more Vitamin B2 than Tomato. While Nori contains 0.446mg of Vitamin B2, Tomato contains only 0.019mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seaweed, laver, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average.

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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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2
Tomato
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +50.2%
Contains more Copper +347.5%
Contains more Zinc +517.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 11% 3% 21% 8% 20% 5% 11% 1%
Contains more Iron +566.7%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +50.2%
Contains more Copper +347.5%
Contains more Zinc +517.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%

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
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin C +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +524.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +485.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.8%
Contains more Folate +873.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +97.5%
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 46% 50% 11% 0% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 0% 20% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +184.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +524.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +164.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2247.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +147.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +485.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +98.8%
Contains more Folate +873.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +97.5%

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 Tomato
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Tomato Opinion
Calories 35kcal 18kcal Nori
Protein 5.81g 0.88g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.2g Nori
Vitamin C 39mg 13.7mg Nori
Net carbs 4.81g 2.69g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 3.89g Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.8mg 0.27mg Nori
Calcium 70mg 10mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 237mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 11mg Tomato
Sugar 0.49g 2.63g Nori
Fiber 0.3g 1.2g Tomato
Copper 0.264mg 0.059mg Nori
Zinc 1.05mg 0.17mg Nori
Starch g 0g Tomato
Phosphorus 58mg 24mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 5mg Tomato
Vitamin A 5202IU 833IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg 0.54mg Nori
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.037mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.019mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.594mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.089mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.08mg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg 7.9µg Tomato
Folate 146µg 15µg Nori
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.031g Tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.083g Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.006mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg 0.027mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg 0.018mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg 0.025mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.027mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.006mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg 0.027mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg 0.018mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg 0.014mg Nori
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Tomato
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
10
Tomato

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%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
4%
Tomato
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomato
Tomato contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.14g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
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 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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.