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Nori vs Zucchini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Nori and Zucchini

  • Zucchini has less Manganese, Folate, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin C, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin B5 than Nori.
  • Nori covers your daily need of Manganese 35% more than Zucchini.
  • Nori has 26 times more Vitamin A than Zucchini. While Nori has 260µg of Vitamin A, Zucchini has only 10µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Seaweed, laver, raw and Squash, summer, zucchini, includes skin, 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
6
:
Contains more Iron +386.5%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +398.1%
Contains more Zinc +228.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 14% 5% 24% 13% 18% 9% 17% 2%
Contains more Iron +386.5%
Contains more Calcium +337.5%
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Contains more Copper +398.1%
Contains more Zinc +228.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains more Magnesium +800%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2501%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +374.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.4%
Contains more Folate +508.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin K - 4.3
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 60% 12% 3% 0% 12% 22% 9% 13% 38% 0% 11% 18%
Contains more Vitamin C +117.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +2501%
Contains more Vitamin E +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +117.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +374.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.4%
Contains more Folate +508.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin K - 4.3

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
16
Zucchini
Mineral Summary Score
34
Nori
12
Zucchini

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
7%
Zucchini
Carbohydrates
5%
Nori
3%
Zucchini
Fats
1%
Nori
1%
Zucchini

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 Zucchini
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Nori Zucchini
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?
Zucchini
Zucchini contains less Sodium (difference - 40mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Nori
Nori contains less Sugars (difference - 2.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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)

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 Zucchini Opinion
Calories 35 17 Nori
Protein 5.81 1.21 Nori
Fats 0.28 0.32 Zucchini
Vitamin C 39 17.9 Nori
Carbs 5.11 3.11 Nori
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 0.37 Nori
Calcium 70 16 Nori
Potassium 356 261 Nori
Magnesium 2 18 Zucchini
Sugars 0.49 2.5 Nori
Fiber 0.3 1 Zucchini
Copper 0.264 0.053 Nori
Zinc 1.05 0.32 Nori
Starch 0 Zucchini
Phosphorus 58 38 Nori
Sodium 48 8 Zucchini
Vitamin A 5202 200 Nori
Vitamin E 1 0.12 Nori
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.098 0.045 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.446 0.094 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.47 0.451 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.521 0.204 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.159 0.163 Zucchini
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4 4.3 Zucchini
Folate 146 24 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.061 0.084 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.011 Nori
Polyunsaturated fat 0.11 0.091 Nori
Tryptophan 0.043 0.01 Nori
Threonine 0.232 0.029 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 0.044 Nori
Leucine 0.501 0.071 Nori
Lysine 0.222 0.067 Nori
Methionine 0.145 0.018 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 0.043 Nori
Valine 0.402 0.054 Nori
Histidine 0.14 0.026 Nori
Fructose 1.38 Zucchini

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately 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. Zucchini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169291/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.