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Fireweed vs Port Salut - 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.
Fireweed Port Salut
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
Fireweed Port Salut
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
19
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
58
Fireweed
58
Port Salut

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 Iron +458.1%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6
Contains more Iron +458.1%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6

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 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%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
1%
Port Salut
Fats
13%
Fireweed
130%
Port Salut

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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 Port Salut Opinion
Calories 103 352 Port Salut
Protein 4.71 23.78 Port Salut
Fats 2.75 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 2.2 0 Fireweed
Carbs 19.22 0.57 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 123 Fireweed
Vitamin D 0 21 Port Salut
Iron 2.4 0.43 Fireweed
Calcium 429 650 Port Salut
Potassium 494 136 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 24 Fireweed
Sugars 0.57 Port Salut
Fiber 10.6 0 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.022 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 2.6 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 360 Port Salut
Sodium 34 534 Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598 1092 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0 0.5 Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.014 Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin B3 4.674 0.06 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.21 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.053 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 1.5 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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