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Nori vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Nori and Turnip

  • Nori has more Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Copper, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin E , however Turnip is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Nori covers your daily Manganese needs 37% more than Turnip.
  • Turnip has 33 times less Vitamin E than Nori. Nori has 1mg of Vitamin E , while Turnip has 0.03mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, laver, raw and Turnips, 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
7
:
1
Turnip
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +86.4%
Contains more Copper +210.6%
Contains more Zinc +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +114.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.4%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 9% 17% 8% 29% 8% 12% 9%
Contains more Iron +500%
Contains more Calcium +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +86.4%
Contains more Copper +210.6%
Contains more Zinc +288.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +114.8%
Contains less Sodium -28.4%
Contains more Magnesium +450%

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
10
:
0
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin C +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3900%
Contains more Folate +873.3%
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 70% 0% 1% 0% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 0% 1% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +3233.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +160.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +76.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3900%
Contains more Folate +873.3%

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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
13
Turnip

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
5%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
6%
Turnip
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Turnip

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 Turnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Turnip
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.05g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 3.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nori
Nori contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 73)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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 Turnip Opinion
Calories 35 28 Nori
Protein 5.81 0.9 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.1 Nori
Vitamin C 39 21 Nori
Carbs 5.11 6.43 Turnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.3 Nori
Calcium 70 30 Nori
Potassium 356 191 Nori
Magnesium 2 11 Turnip
Sugars 0.49 3.8 Nori
Fiber 0.3 1.8 Turnip
Copper 0.264 0.085 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.27 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 58 27 Nori
Sodium 48 67 Nori
Vitamin A 5202 0 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.03 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.04 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.03 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.4 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.2 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.09 Nori
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 0.1 Nori
Folate 146 15 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.011 Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.006 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.053 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.009 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.025 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.036 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.033 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.036 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.011 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.017 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.03 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.014 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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.