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Fireweed vs Chard - 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 - 32)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 179mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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?
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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.
Fireweed Chard
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price 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
Fireweed Chard
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
309
Chard
Mineral Summary Score
58
Fireweed
27
Chard

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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0
Chard
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +741.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +92.6%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +638.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.8%
Contains less Sodium -84%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +741.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.3%
Contains more Magnesium +92.6%
Contains more Copper +78.8%
Contains more Zinc +638.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.8%
Contains less Sodium -84%

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
:
5
Chard
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1068.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +688.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +538.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +52.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1068.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +688.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +538.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1263.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%

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
11%
Chard
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
4%
Chard
Fats
13%
Fireweed
1%
Chard

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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 Chard Opinion
Calories 103 19 Fireweed
Protein 4.71 1.8 Fireweed
Fats 2.75 0.2 Fireweed
Vitamin C 2.2 30 Chard
Carbs 19.22 3.74 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.4 1.8 Fireweed
Calcium 429 51 Fireweed
Potassium 494 379 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 81 Fireweed
Sugars 1.1 Chard
Fiber 10.6 1.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.179 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 0.36 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 46 Fireweed
Sodium 34 213 Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598 6116 Chard
Vitamin E 1.89 Chard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.04 Chard
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.09 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674 0.4 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.172 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.099 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 830 Chard
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.04 Chard
Polyunsaturated fat 0.07 Chard
Tryptophan 0.017 Chard
Threonine 0.083 Chard
Isoleucine 0.147 Chard
Leucine 0.13 Chard
Lysine 0.099 Chard
Methionine 0.019 Chard
Phenylalanine 0.11 Chard
Valine 0.11 Chard
Histidine 0.036 Chard
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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