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Port Salut 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 - 123mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 500mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.691g)
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 - $0.5)
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.
Port Salut 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
Port Salut 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
19
Port Salut
39
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
58
Port Salut
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 +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Iron +458.1%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Iron +458.1%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66

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 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7690%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1092.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7690%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1092.5%

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
143%
Port Salut
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
1%
Port Salut
19%
Fireweed
Fats
130%
Port Salut
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 Port Salut Fireweed Opinion
Calories 352 103 Port Salut
Protein 23.78 4.71 Port Salut
Fats 28.2 2.75 Port Salut
Vitamin C 0 2.2 Fireweed
Carbs 0.57 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 123 0 Fireweed
Vitamin D 21 0 Port Salut
Iron 0.43 2.4 Fireweed
Calcium 650 429 Port Salut
Potassium 136 494 Fireweed
Magnesium 24 156 Fireweed
Sugars 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 0 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.022 0.32 Fireweed
Zinc 2.6 2.66 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 360 108 Port Salut
Sodium 534 34 Fireweed
Vitamin A 1092 3598 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5 0 Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.014 0.033 Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.24 0.137 Port Salut
Vitamin B3 0.06 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.21 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.053 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 1.5 0 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 Port Salut
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 0.876 Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 Port Salut
Methionine 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 Port Salut
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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