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Fireweed vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
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 Lemongrass
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Lemongrass
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
7
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
58
Fireweed
47
Lemongrass

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 +560%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Copper +20.3%
Contains more Zinc +19.3%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 101
Contains more Calcium +560%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Copper +20.3%
Contains more Zinc +19.3%
Contains more Iron +240.4%
Contains more Potassium +46.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 101

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +59866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2612%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +690%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.135
Contains more Vitamin A +59866.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +324.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2612%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +690%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.135

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%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
13%
Fireweed
2%
Lemongrass

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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 Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 103 99 Fireweed
Protein 4.71 1.82 Fireweed
Fats 2.75 0.49 Fireweed
Vitamin C 2.2 2.6 Lemongrass
Carbs 19.22 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.4 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 429 65 Fireweed
Potassium 494 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 156 60 Fireweed
Sugars
Fiber 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.266 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 2.23 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 101 Fireweed
Sodium 34 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 3598 6 Fireweed
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.065 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.135 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674 1.101 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.05 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.08 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.119 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 Lemongrass
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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.