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Basil vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.041g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is cheaper?
Basil
Basil is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Basil Fireweed
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Basil Fireweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
170
Basil
39
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
34
Basil
58
Fireweed

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
Basil
3
:
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Copper +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Calcium +142.4%
Contains more Potassium +67.5%
Contains more Magnesium +143.8%
Contains more Zinc +228.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%
Contains more Iron +32.1%
Contains more Copper +20.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Contains more Calcium +142.4%
Contains more Potassium +67.5%
Contains more Magnesium +143.8%
Contains more Zinc +228.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.9%

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
Basil
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +718.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +548.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Contains more Vitamin C +718.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +548.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +307.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033

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
19%
Basil
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
3%
Basil
19%
Fireweed
Fats
3%
Basil
13%
Fireweed

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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 Basil Fireweed Opinion
Calories 23 103 Fireweed
Protein 3.15 4.71 Fireweed
Fats 0.64 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 18 2.2 Basil
Carbs 2.65 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.17 2.4 Basil
Calcium 177 429 Fireweed
Potassium 295 494 Fireweed
Magnesium 64 156 Fireweed
Sugars 0.3 Basil
Fiber 1.6 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.385 0.32 Basil
Zinc 0.81 2.66 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 56 108 Fireweed
Sodium 4 34 Basil
Vitamin A 5275 3598 Basil
Vitamin E 0.8 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.034 0.033 Basil
Vitamin B2 0.076 0.137 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 0.902 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.209 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.155 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 Basil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.041 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088 Basil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.389 Basil
Tryptophan 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.104 Basil
Leucine 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.11 Basil
Methionine 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.127 Basil
Histidine 0.051 Basil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.