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Celery vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Celery and Fireweed different?

  • Fireweed is higher than Celery in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Fiber, Magnesium, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Fireweed covers your daily need of Manganese 287% more than Celery.

Celery, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Calcium +972.5%
Contains more Potassium +90%
Contains more Magnesium +1318.2%
Contains more Copper +814.3%
Contains more Zinc +1946.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains less Sodium -57.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 8% 12% 23% 8% 12% 4% 11% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Calcium +972.5%
Contains more Potassium +90%
Contains more Magnesium +1318.2%
Contains more Copper +814.3%
Contains more Zinc +1946.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains less Sodium -57.5%

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
Celery
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Contains more Vitamin C +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +701.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1360.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +451.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +754.1%
Contains more Folate +211.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 27% 6% 0% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 0% 74% 27%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 216% 0% 0% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 0% 0% 85%
Contains more Vitamin C +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +701.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1360.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +451.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +754.1%
Contains more Folate +211.1%

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
17
Celery
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
11
Celery
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
4%
Celery
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
19%
Fireweed
Fats
1%
Celery
13%
Fireweed

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

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Celery Fireweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 46mg)
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 - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Fireweed Opinion
Calories 16 103 Fireweed
Protein 0.69 4.71 Fireweed
Fats 0.17 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 3.1 2.2 Celery
Carbs 2.97 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.2 2.4 Fireweed
Calcium 40 429 Fireweed
Potassium 260 494 Fireweed
Magnesium 11 156 Fireweed
Sugar 1.34 Fireweed
Fiber 1.6 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.035 0.32 Fireweed
Zinc 0.13 2.66 Fireweed
Starch 0 Celery
Phosphorus 24 108 Fireweed
Sodium 80 34 Fireweed
Vitamin A 449 3598 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.27 Celery
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.021 0.033 Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.057 0.137 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 0.32 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.246 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 Celery
Folate 36 112 Fireweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079 Celery
Tryptophan 0.009 Celery
Threonine 0.02 Celery
Isoleucine 0.021 Celery
Leucine 0.032 Celery
Lysine 0.027 Celery
Methionine 0.005 Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02 Celery
Valine 0.027 Celery
Histidine 0.012 Celery
Fructose 0.37 Celery

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. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.