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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 Calcium +972.5%
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +1318.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains more Potassium +90%
Contains less Sodium -57.5%
Contains more Zinc +1946.2%
Contains more Copper +814.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Calcium +972.5%
Contains more Iron +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +1318.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +350%
Contains more Potassium +90%
Contains less Sodium -57.5%
Contains more Zinc +1946.2%
Contains more Copper +814.3%

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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 74%
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 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 0.69g 4.71g Fireweed
Fats 0.17g 2.75g Fireweed
Carbs 2.97g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 16kcal 103kcal Fireweed
Starch 0g g Celery
Fructose 0.37g g Celery
Sugar 1.34g g Fireweed
Fiber 1.6g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 40mg 429mg Fireweed
Iron 0.2mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Magnesium 11mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 24mg 108mg Fireweed
Potassium 260mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 80mg 34mg Fireweed
Zinc 0.13mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.035mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 449IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.1mg 2.2mg Celery
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.033mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.137mg Fireweed
Vitamin B3 0.32mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.246mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 36µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg mg Celery
Threonine 0.02mg mg Celery
Isoleucine 0.021mg mg Celery
Leucine 0.032mg mg Celery
Lysine 0.027mg mg Celery
Methionine 0.005mg mg Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02mg mg Celery
Valine 0.027mg mg Celery
Histidine 0.012mg mg Celery
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Celery 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
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

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)

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.