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Jalapeño vs Nori - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jalapeño and Nori

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , and Vitamin K, yet Nori is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Copper, Vitamin A, and Iron.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily Vitamin C needs 88% more than Nori.
  • Jalapeño contains 5 times more Vitamin K than Nori. While Jalapeño contains 18.5µg of Vitamin K, Nori contains only 4µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, raw and Seaweed, laver, 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
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Nori
Contains more Magnesium +650%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Iron +620%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +473.9%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 22% 32% 2% 88% 29% 25% 7%
Contains more Magnesium +650%
Contains less Sodium -93.8%
Contains more Iron +620%
Contains more Calcium +483.3%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Copper +473.9%
Contains more Zinc +650%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%

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
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Nori
Contains more Vitamin C +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +537.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Folate +440.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +204.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +258%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +163.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +362.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +382.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +145%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +537.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.4%
Contains more Folate +440.7%

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
64
Jalapeño
67
Nori
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
34
Nori

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
5%
Jalapeño
35%
Nori
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Nori
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Nori

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.
Jalapeño Nori
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Jalapeño Nori
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 Sugar?
Nori
Nori is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.63g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Nori
Nori is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.031g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Nori
Nori is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Nori
Nori is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nori
Nori is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Nori Opinion
Calories 29 35 Nori
Protein 0.91 5.81 Nori
Fats 0.37 0.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 39 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 4.809999942779541 Nori
Carbs 6.5 5.11 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 1.8 Nori
Calcium 12 70 Nori
Potassium 248 356 Nori
Magnesium 15 2 Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12 0.49 Nori
Fiber 2.8 0.3 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.264 Nori
Zinc 0.14 1.05 Nori
Starch
Phosphorus 26 58 Nori
Sodium 3 48 Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078 5202 Nori
Vitamin E 3.58 1 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.098 Nori
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.446 Nori
Vitamin B3 1.28 1.47 Nori
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.521 Nori
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.159 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 4 Jalapeño
Folate 27 146 Nori
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.061 Nori
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.025 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.11 Jalapeño
Tryptophan 0.043 Nori
Threonine 0.232 Nori
Isoleucine 0.259 Nori
Leucine 0.501 Nori
Lysine 0.222 Nori
Methionine 0.145 Nori
Phenylalanine 0.273 Nori
Valine 0.402 Nori
Histidine 0.14 Nori
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/nutrients
  2. Nori - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168458/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.