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Parmigiano-Reggiano vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Parmigiano-Reggiano and Fireweed different?

  • Parmigiano-Reggiano is higher in Phosphorus, Calcium, and Selenium, however Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Fireweed is 288% higher.
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 45 times more Sodium than Fireweed. While Parmigiano-Reggiano contains 1529mg of Sodium, Fireweed contains only 34mg.

Cheese, parmesan, dry grated, reduced fat and Fireweed, leaves, raw are the varieties 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 +158.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +575%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +310.5%
Contains more Potassium +295.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Copper +34.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 333% 34% 28% 313% 12% 200% 106% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Calcium +158.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +575%
Contains more Zinc +45.5%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Magnesium +310.5%
Contains more Potassium +295.2%
Contains less Sodium -97.8%
Contains more Copper +34.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1189.8%
Contains more Folate +1020%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 37% 4% 12% 0% 8% 113% 3% 20% 12% 8% 283% 5%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +254.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +494.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4000%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +317.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1189.8%
Contains more Folate +1020%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parmigiano-Reggiano Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 20g 4.71g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Fats 20g 2.75g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Carbs 1.37g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 265kcal 103kcal Parmigiano-Reggiano
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Fireweed
Fiber 0g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 1109mg 429mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Iron 0.9mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Magnesium 38mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 729mg 108mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Potassium 125mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 1529mg 34mg Fireweed
Zinc 3.87mg 2.66mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Copper 0.238mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 605IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 15IU 0IU Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin D 0.4µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.029mg 0.033mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.486mg 0.137mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin B3 0.114mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.325mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 10µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 2.26µg 0µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Vitamin K 1.7µg µg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Tryptophan 0.24mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Threonine 1.519mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Isoleucine 1.2mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Leucine 2.983mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Lysine 2.459mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Methionine 0.369mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Phenylalanine 1.604mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Valine 1.498mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Histidine 0.752mg mg Parmigiano-Reggiano
Cholesterol 88mg 0mg Fireweed
Trans Fat g 0g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Saturated Fat 13.317g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 6.098g g Parmigiano-Reggiano
Polyunsaturated fat 0.462g g Parmigiano-Reggiano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parmigiano-Reggiano 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
42
Parmigiano-Reggiano
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
138
Parmigiano-Reggiano
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
120%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
1%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
19%
Fireweed
Fats
92%
Parmigiano-Reggiano
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 1495mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 88mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 13.317g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Parmigiano-Reggiano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173452/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.