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Mozzarella vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Mozzarella and Fireweed

  • Mozzarella has more Phosphorus, Calcium, and Selenium, however Fireweed has more Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B12, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Iron.
  • Mozzarella's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 59% more.
  • Mozzarella has 17 times more Selenium than Fireweed. Mozzarella has 15.7µg of Selenium, while Fireweed has 0.9µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium 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 Calcium +70.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.2%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Contains more Iron +860%
Contains more Potassium +420%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +1085.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 220% 9% 19% 9% 86% 225% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Contains more Calcium +70.4%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.2%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Contains more Iron +860%
Contains more Potassium +420%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +1085.2%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +595.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3795%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +690%
Contains more Folate +1144.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 32% 3% 9% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 115% 5% 7%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +595.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3795%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +690%
Contains more Folate +1144.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mozzarella Fireweed Opinion
Calories 280kcal 103kcal Mozzarella
Protein 27.5g 4.71g Mozzarella
Fats 17.1g 2.75g Mozzarella
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Net carbs 3.1g 8.62g Fireweed
Carbs 3.1g 19.22g Fireweed
Cholesterol 54mg 0mg Fireweed
Vitamin D 13IU 0IU Mozzarella
Iron 0.25mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Calcium 731mg 429mg Mozzarella
Potassium 95mg 494mg Fireweed
Magnesium 26mg 156mg Fireweed
Sugar 1.23g g Fireweed
Fiber 0g 10.6g Fireweed
Copper 0.027mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Zinc 3.13mg 2.66mg Mozzarella
Starch g g
Phosphorus 524mg 108mg Mozzarella
Sodium 16mg 34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin A 517IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.15mg mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0.3µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.033mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.34mg 0.137mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 0.12mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0.92µg 0µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Mozzarella
Folate 9µg 112µg Fireweed
Trans Fat g 0g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat 10.867g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 4.844g g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat 0.509g g Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mozzarella Fireweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
23
Mozzarella
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
72
Mozzarella
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
165%
Mozzarella
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
3%
Mozzarella
19%
Fireweed
Fats
79%
Mozzarella
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.867g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.