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Black pepper vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Black pepper and Fireweed

  • Black pepper has more Manganese, Copper, Iron, Fiber, and Potassium, however Fireweed is higher in Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Black pepper covers your daily Manganese needs 263% more than Fireweed.
  • Fireweed contains 4 times less Copper than Black pepper. Black pepper contains 1.33mg of Copper, while Fireweed contains 0.32mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, pepper, black and Fireweed, leaves, raw.

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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
Contains more Iron +304.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +169%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Copper +315.6%
Contains more Zinc +123.5%
Equal in Calcium - 429
Equal in Magnesium - 156
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Iron +304.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.3%
Contains more Potassium +169%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Contains more Copper +315.6%
Contains more Zinc +123.5%
Equal in Calcium - 429
Equal in Magnesium - 156

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 B1 +227.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +557.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Folate +558.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.356
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 216% 0% 0% 8% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 85% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +227.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +31.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +557.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +308.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.2%
Contains more Folate +558.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 1.356

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black pepper Fireweed
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black pepper Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 38.65g 8.62g Black pepper
Protein 10.39g 4.71g Black pepper
Fats 3.26g 2.75g Black pepper
Carbs 63.95g 19.22g Black pepper
Calories 251kcal 103kcal Black pepper
Starch g g
Fructose 0.23g g Black pepper
Sugar 0.64g g Fireweed
Fiber 25.3g 10.6g Black pepper
Calcium 443mg 429mg Black pepper
Iron 9.71mg 2.4mg Black pepper
Magnesium 171mg 156mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 158mg 108mg Black pepper
Potassium 1329mg 494mg Black pepper
Sodium 20mg 34mg Black pepper
Zinc 1.19mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 1.33mg 0.32mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 547IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E 1.04mg mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.108mg 0.033mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.18mg 0.137mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.143mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.399mg 1.356mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.291mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 17µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 163.7µg µg Black pepper
Tryptophan 0.058mg mg Black pepper
Threonine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Isoleucine 0.366mg mg Black pepper
Leucine 1.014mg mg Black pepper
Lysine 0.244mg mg Black pepper
Methionine 0.096mg mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine 0.446mg mg Black pepper
Valine 0.547mg mg Black pepper
Histidine 0.159mg mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.392g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.739g g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.998g g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black pepper Fireweed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Black pepper
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
160
Black pepper
75
Fireweed

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 food.
Protein
62%
Black pepper
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
64%
Black pepper
19%
Fireweed
Fats
15%
Black pepper
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.392g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black pepper
Black pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Black pepper
Black pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper 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 is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/nutrients
  2. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.