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Thyme vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Thyme
Thyme contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Thyme
Thyme is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.467g)
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.
Thyme 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
Thyme 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
106
Thyme
39
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
92
Thyme
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
Thyme
5
:
Contains more Iron +627.1%
Contains more Potassium +23.3%
Contains more Copper +73.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.5%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Equal in Calcium - 429
Equal in Magnesium - 156
Equal in Phosphorus - 108
Contains more Iron +627.1%
Contains more Potassium +23.3%
Contains more Copper +73.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.5%
Contains more Zinc +47%
Equal in Calcium - 429
Equal in Magnesium - 156
Equal in Phosphorus - 108

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
Thyme
4
:
Contains more Vitamin C +7177.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +7177.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +32%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +156.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +231.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%

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
33%
Thyme
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
24%
Thyme
19%
Fireweed
Fats
8%
Thyme
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 Thyme Fireweed Opinion
Calories 101 103 Fireweed
Protein 5.56 4.71 Thyme
Fats 1.68 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 160.1 2.2 Thyme
Carbs 24.45 19.22 Thyme
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 17.45 2.4 Thyme
Calcium 405 429 Fireweed
Potassium 609 494 Thyme
Magnesium 160 156 Thyme
Sugars
Fiber 14 10.6 Thyme
Copper 0.555 0.32 Thyme
Zinc 1.81 2.66 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 106 108 Fireweed
Sodium 9 34 Thyme
Vitamin A 4751 3598 Thyme
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.048 0.033 Thyme
Vitamin B2 0.471 0.137 Thyme
Vitamin B3 1.824 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.409 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.348 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.467 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.081 Thyme
Polyunsaturated fat 0.532 Thyme
Tryptophan 0.114 Thyme
Threonine 0.154 Thyme
Isoleucine 0.285 Thyme
Leucine 0.262 Thyme
Lysine 0.126 Thyme
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine 0.307 Thyme
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.