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Fireweed vs Avocado - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.126g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Avocado
Avocado contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Avocado
Avocado is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Fireweed Avocado
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Avocado
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
39
Fireweed
26
Avocado
Mineral Summary Score
58
Fireweed
17
Avocado

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
:
Contains more Iron +336.4%
Contains more Calcium +3475%
Contains more Magnesium +437.9%
Contains more Copper +68.4%
Contains more Zinc +315.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Equal in Potassium - 485
Contains more Iron +336.4%
Contains more Calcium +3475%
Contains more Magnesium +437.9%
Contains more Copper +68.4%
Contains more Zinc +315.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.4%
Equal in Potassium - 485

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 A +2364.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +168.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.389
Contains more Vitamin A +2364.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +168.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +354.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.389

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
28%
Fireweed
12%
Avocado
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
9%
Avocado
Fats
13%
Fireweed
68%
Avocado

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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 Fireweed Avocado Opinion
Calories 103 160 Avocado
Protein 4.71 2 Fireweed
Fats 2.75 14.66 Avocado
Vitamin C 2.2 10 Avocado
Carbs 19.22 8.53 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.4 0.55 Fireweed
Calcium 429 12 Fireweed
Potassium 494 485 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 29 Fireweed
Sugars 0.66 Avocado
Fiber 10.6 6.7 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.19 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 0.64 Fireweed
Starch 0.11 Avocado
Phosphorus 108 52 Fireweed
Sodium 34 7 Avocado
Vitamin A 3598 146 Fireweed
Vitamin E 2.07 Avocado
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.067 Avocado
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.13 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674 1.738 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 1.389 Avocado
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.257 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 21 Avocado
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.126 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 9.799 Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 1.816 Avocado
Tryptophan 0.025 Avocado
Threonine 0.073 Avocado
Isoleucine 0.084 Avocado
Leucine 0.143 Avocado
Lysine 0.132 Avocado
Methionine 0.038 Avocado
Phenylalanine 0.097 Avocado
Valine 0.107 Avocado
Histidine 0.049 Avocado
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.