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Nori vs Water - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nori and Water different?

  • Nori is richer in Copper, Zinc, and Calcium, while Water is higher in Manganese, Iron, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Nori covers your daily need of Manganese 43% more than Water.
  • Nori contains 105 times more Zinc than Water. Nori contains 1.05mg of Zinc, while Water contains 0.01mg.

Seaweed, laver, raw and Beverages, water, tap, well 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
7
:
1
Water
Contains more Calcium +2233.3%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +10400%
Contains more Copper +1550%
Contains less Sodium -89.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 0% 1% 0% 0% 1% 1% 6%
Contains more Calcium +2233.3%
Contains more Iron +∞%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Phosphorus +∞%
Contains more Potassium +∞%
Contains more Zinc +10400%
Contains more Copper +1550%
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
12
:
0
Water
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Water Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 0g Nori
Protein 5.81g 0g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 0g Nori
Calories 35kcal 0kcal Nori
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g g Water
Fiber 0.3g 0g Nori
Calcium 70mg 3mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 1mg Nori
Phosphorus 58mg 0mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 0mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 5mg Water
Zinc 1.05mg 0.01mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.016mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU IU Nori
Vitamin D 0µg µg Nori
Vitamin C 39mg mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg mg Nori
Folate 146µg µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Nori
Vitamin K 4µg µg Nori
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 mg Water
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g g Water
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g g Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Water
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
0
Water
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
1
Water

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
0%
Water
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
0%
Water
Fats
1%
Nori
0%
Water

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Water
Water is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Water
Water contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Water
Water is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Water
Water is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
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 is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Water - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175096/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.