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Nori vs Winter melon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Nori and Winter melon different?

  • Nori is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Vitamin B2, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however Winter melon is richer in Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Nori is 40% higher.
  • Nori contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Winter melon. While Nori contains 260µg of Vitamin A RAE, Winter melon contains only 0µg.

Seaweed, laver, raw and Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), raw are the varieties 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
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Iron +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +5833.3%
Contains less Sodium -56.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Contains more Copper +1047.8%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 68% 2% 25% 32% 7% 29% 88%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 15% 8% 9% 1% 15% 17% 8%
Contains more Calcium +268.4%
Contains more Iron +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +5833.3%
Contains less Sodium -56.8%
Contains more Zinc +72.1%
Contains more Copper +1047.8%
Contains more Magnesium +400%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.3%
Contains more Folate +2820%
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% 44% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 4% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +305.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +291.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +354.3%
Contains more Folate +2820%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nori Winter melon Opinion
Net carbs 4.81g 0.1g Nori
Protein 5.81g 0.4g Nori
Fats 0.28g 0.2g Nori
Carbs 5.11g 3g Nori
Calories 35kcal 13kcal Nori
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.49g g Winter melon
Fiber 0.3g 2.9g Winter melon
Calcium 70mg 19mg Nori
Iron 1.8mg 0.4mg Nori
Magnesium 2mg 10mg Winter melon
Phosphorus 58mg 19mg Nori
Potassium 356mg 6mg Nori
Sodium 48mg 111mg Nori
Zinc 1.05mg 0.61mg Nori
Copper 0.264mg 0.023mg Nori
Vitamin A 5202IU 0IU Nori
Vitamin E 1mg mg Nori
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 39mg 13mg Nori
Vitamin B1 0.098mg 0.04mg Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446mg 0.11mg Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47mg 0.4mg Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521mg 0.133mg Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159mg 0.035mg Nori
Folate 146µg 5µg Nori
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4µg µg Nori
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.002mg Nori
Threonine 0.232mg mg Nori
Isoleucine 0.259mg mg Nori
Leucine 0.501mg mg Nori
Lysine 0.222mg 0.009mg Nori
Methionine 0.145mg 0.003mg Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273mg mg Nori
Valine 0.402mg mg Nori
Histidine 0.14mg mg Nori
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.061g 0.016g Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025g 0.037g Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11g 0.087g Nori

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Winter melon
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
9
Winter melon
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
9
Winter melon

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
2%
Winter melon
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
3%
Winter melon
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Winter melon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Nori
Nori contains less Sodium (difference - 63mg)
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)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.