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Bean vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 6.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.348g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bean
Bean contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bean
Bean is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bean
Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Bean Fireweed
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bean Fireweed
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
32
Bean
39
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
88
Bean
58
Fireweed

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
Bean
7
:
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Potassium +152.2%
Contains more Magnesium +21.2%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.8%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66
Contains more Iron +180.8%
Contains more Potassium +152.2%
Contains more Magnesium +21.2%
Contains more Copper +194.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +239.8%
Contains less Sodium -55.9%
Contains more Calcium +225%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66

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
Bean
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1781.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3056.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1781.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +70.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +3056.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +107.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.4%

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
143%
Bean
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
63%
Bean
19%
Fireweed
Fats
5%
Bean
13%
Fireweed

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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 Bean Fireweed Opinion
Calories 347 103 Bean
Protein 23.86 4.71 Bean
Fats 1.15 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 4.8 2.2 Bean
Carbs 62.62 19.22 Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.74 2.4 Bean
Calcium 132 429 Fireweed
Potassium 1246 494 Bean
Magnesium 189 156 Bean
Sugars 6.6 Bean
Fiber 16.3 10.6 Bean
Copper 0.941 0.32 Bean
Zinc 2.68 2.66 Bean
Starch
Phosphorus 367 108 Bean
Sodium 15 34 Bean
Vitamin A 114 3598 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.51 Bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.621 0.033 Bean
Vitamin B2 0.233 0.137 Bean
Vitamin B3 2.251 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.91 1.356 Bean
Vitamin B6 0.382 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.348 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.161 Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.384 Bean
Tryptophan 0.26 Bean
Threonine 0.782 Bean
Isoleucine 1.008 Bean
Leucine 1.847 Bean
Lysine 1.664 Bean
Methionine 0.286 Bean
Phenylalanine 1.443 Bean
Valine 1.237 Bean
Histidine 0.695 Bean
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.