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Fireweed vs Sardine - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 273mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.528g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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 Sardine
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 Sardine
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
68
Sardine
Mineral Summary Score
58
Fireweed
58
Sardine

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 +12.3%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Zinc +103.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +353.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.3%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Copper +72%
Contains more Zinc +103.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +353.7%

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 +3231.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +278.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3231.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +278.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
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
148%
Sardine
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
0%
Sardine
Fats
13%
Fireweed
53%
Sardine

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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 Sardine Opinion
Calories 103 208 Sardine
Protein 4.71 24.62 Sardine
Fats 2.75 11.45 Sardine
Vitamin C 2.2 0 Fireweed
Carbs 19.22 0 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 142 Fireweed
Vitamin D 0 193 Sardine
Iron 2.4 2.92 Sardine
Calcium 429 382 Fireweed
Potassium 494 397 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 39 Fireweed
Sugars 0 Sardine
Fiber 10.6 0 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.186 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 1.31 Fireweed
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Phosphorus 108 490 Sardine
Sodium 34 307 Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598 108 Fireweed
Vitamin E 2.04 Sardine
Vitamin D 0 4.8 Sardine
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.08 Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.227 Sardine
Vitamin B3 4.674 5.245 Sardine
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.642 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.167 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 8.94 Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6 Sardine
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869 Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148 Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276 Sardine
Threonine 1.079 Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134 Sardine
Leucine 2.001 Sardine
Lysine 2.26 Sardine
Methionine 0.729 Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961 Sardine
Valine 1.268 Sardine
Histidine 0.725 Sardine
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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