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Bulgur vs. Fireweed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Bulgur and Fireweed different?

  • Fireweed is higher than Bulgur in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium, Copper, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Fireweed covers your daily need of Manganese 265% more than Bulgur.

Bulgur, cooked and Fireweed, leaves, raw types were used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +4190%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +387.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains more Potassium +626.5%
Contains more Zinc +366.7%
Contains more Copper +326.7%
Contains more Manganese +1000.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 36% 23% 18% 6% 1% 16% 25% 80% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107% 875% 5%
Contains less Sodium -85.3%
Contains more Calcium +4190%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +387.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +170%
Contains more Potassium +626.5%
Contains more Zinc +366.7%
Contains more Copper +326.7%
Contains more Manganese +1000.8%
Contains more Selenium +50%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Bulgur
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +179800%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.4%
Contains more Folate +522.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 15% 7% 19% 21% 20% 14% 0% 4% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 216% 0% 0% 8% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 85% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +72.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +179800%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +389.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +294.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +661.4%
Contains more Folate +522.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +52.9%
Contains more Fats +1045.8%
Contains more Other +647.1%
Equal in Carbs - 19.22
Equal in Water - 70.78
3% 19% 78%
Protein: 3.08 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 18.58 g
Water: 77.76 g
Other: 0.34 g
5% 3% 19% 71% 3%
Protein: 4.71 g
Fats: 2.75 g
Carbs: 19.22 g
Water: 70.78 g
Other: 2.54 g
Contains more Protein +52.9%
Contains more Fats +1045.8%
Contains more Other +647.1%
Equal in Carbs - 19.22
Equal in Water - 70.78

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bulgur Fireweed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bulgur Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 14.08g 8.62g Bulgur
Protein 3.08g 4.71g Fireweed
Fats 0.24g 2.75g Fireweed
Carbs 18.58g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 83kcal 103kcal Fireweed
Sugar 0.1g Fireweed
Fiber 4.5g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 10mg 429mg Fireweed
Iron 0.96mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Magnesium 32mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 40mg 108mg Fireweed
Potassium 68mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 5mg 34mg Bulgur
Zinc 0.57mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.075mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Manganese 0.609mg 6.704mg Fireweed
Selenium 0.6µg 0.9µg Fireweed
Vitamin A 2IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 180µg Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.01mg Bulgur
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.033mg Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.137mg Fireweed
Vitamin B3 1mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.344mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.083mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 18µg 112µg Fireweed
Choline 6.9mg Bulgur
Vitamin K 0.5µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.048mg Bulgur
Threonine 0.089mg Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.114mg Bulgur
Leucine 0.208mg Bulgur
Lysine 0.085mg Bulgur
Methionine 0.048mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.145mg Bulgur
Valine 0.139mg Bulgur
Histidine 0.071mg Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.042g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g Bulgur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.098g Bulgur

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bulgur Fireweed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Bulgur
51%
Fireweed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Bulgur
148%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.042g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bulgur
Bulgur is cheaper (difference - $1)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170287/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.