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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 1495mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.317g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano 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
23
Parmigiano-Reggiano
39
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
114
Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
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Contains more Calcium +158.5%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +575%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +295.2%
Contains more Magnesium +310.5%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Calcium +158.5%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +575%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Potassium +295.2%
Contains more Magnesium +310.5%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1189.8%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1189.8%

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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
19%
Fireweed
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
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 Parmigiano-Reggiano Fireweed Opinion
Calories 265 103 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Protein 20 4.71 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20 2.75 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0 2.2 Fireweed
Carbs 1.37 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 88 0 Fireweed
Vitamin D 15 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9 2.4 Fireweed
Calcium 1109 429 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125 494 Fireweed
Magnesium 38 156 Fireweed
Sugars 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fiber 0 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.238 0.32 Fireweed
Zinc 3.87 2.66 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch
Phosphorus 729 108 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Sodium 1529 34 Fireweed
Vitamin A 605 3598 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.17 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B1 0.029 0.033 Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.486 0.137 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.325 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.049 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 2.26 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498 Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752 Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
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