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Fireweed vs Garden cress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.023g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 4.4g)
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.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

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 Garden cress
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Garden cress
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
244
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
58
Fireweed
23
Garden cress

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 +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +429.6%
Contains more Magnesium +310.5%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Zinc +1056.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.1%
Contains more Potassium +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%
Contains more Iron +84.6%
Contains more Calcium +429.6%
Contains more Magnesium +310.5%
Contains more Copper +88.2%
Contains more Zinc +1056.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +42.1%
Contains more Potassium +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -58.8%

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 B3 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3036.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +460.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +3036.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.8%

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
28%
Fireweed
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
6%
Garden cress
Fats
13%
Fireweed
3%
Garden cress

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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 Garden cress Opinion
Calories 103 32 Fireweed
Protein 4.71 2.6 Fireweed
Fats 2.75 0.7 Fireweed
Vitamin C 2.2 69 Garden cress
Carbs 19.22 5.5 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.4 1.3 Fireweed
Calcium 429 81 Fireweed
Potassium 494 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 156 38 Fireweed
Sugars 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 10.6 1.1 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.17 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 0.23 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 76 Fireweed
Sodium 34 14 Garden cress
Vitamin A 3598 6917 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.08 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 4.674 1 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.242 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.247 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.023 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228 Garden cress
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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.