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Peppermint vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.246g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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 contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Peppermint Fireweed
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppermint 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
44
Peppermint
39
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
45
Peppermint
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
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Contains more Iron +111.7%
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Zinc +139.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.32
Equal in Sodium - 34
Contains more Iron +111.7%
Contains more Potassium +15.2%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Magnesium +95%
Contains more Zinc +139.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +47.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.32
Equal in Sodium - 34

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 +1345.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +389.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1345.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +148.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +174%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +301.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +389.9%

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
23%
Peppermint
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
19%
Fireweed
Fats
4%
Peppermint
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 Peppermint Fireweed Opinion
Calories 70 103 Fireweed
Protein 3.75 4.71 Fireweed
Fats 0.94 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 31.8 2.2 Peppermint
Carbs 14.89 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 2.4 Peppermint
Calcium 243 429 Fireweed
Potassium 569 494 Peppermint
Magnesium 80 156 Fireweed
Sugars
Fiber 8 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.329 0.32 Peppermint
Zinc 1.11 2.66 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 73 108 Fireweed
Sodium 31 34 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 3598 Peppermint
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.033 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.137 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.338 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 Peppermint
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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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