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Port Salut vs. Fireweed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Port Salut and Fireweed different?

  • Port Salut is higher in Vitamin B12, Phosphorus, and Selenium, however, Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Fireweed is 291% higher.
  • Fireweed has less Cholesterol.

Cheese, port de salut 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Selenium +1511.1%
Contains more Iron +458.1%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains more Manganese +60845.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 195% 17% 18% 155% 12% 70% 71% 8% 2% 80%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107% 875% 5%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Selenium +1511.1%
Contains more Iron +458.1%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains more Manganese +60845.5%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66

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.
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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7690%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1092.5%
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 66% 5% 15% 0% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 14% 188% 9% 6%
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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7690%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1092.5%
Contains more Folate +522.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +404.9%
Contains more Fats +925.5%
Contains more Carbs +3271.9%
Contains more Water +55.7%
Contains more Other +27%
24% 28% 45% 2%
Protein: 23.78 g
Fats: 28.2 g
Carbs: 0.57 g
Water: 45.45 g
Other: 2 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 +404.9%
Contains more Fats +925.5%
Contains more Carbs +3271.9%
Contains more Water +55.7%
Contains more Other +27%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Port Salut 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 Port Salut Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 0.57g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 23.78g 4.71g Port Salut
Fats 28.2g 2.75g Port Salut
Carbs 0.57g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 352kcal 103kcal Port Salut
Sugar 0.57g Fireweed
Fiber 0g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 650mg 429mg Port Salut
Iron 0.43mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Magnesium 24mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 360mg 108mg Port Salut
Potassium 136mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 534mg 34mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.6mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.022mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Manganese 0.011mg 6.704mg Fireweed
Selenium 14.5µg 0.9µg Port Salut
Vitamin A 1092IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin A RAE 315µg 180µg Port Salut
Vitamin E 0.24mg Port Salut
Vitamin D 21IU 0IU Port Salut
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0µg Port Salut
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.014mg 0.033mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.24mg 0.137mg Port Salut
Vitamin B3 0.06mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.053mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 18µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 1.5µg 0µg Port Salut
Choline 15.4mg Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4µg Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343mg Port Salut
Threonine 0.876mg Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446mg Port Salut
Leucine 2.482mg Port Salut
Lysine 1.987mg Port Salut
Methionine 0.734mg Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323mg Port Salut
Valine 1.707mg Port Salut
Histidine 0.686mg Port Salut
Cholesterol 123mg 0mg Fireweed
Saturated Fat 16.691g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338g Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729g Port Salut

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Port Salut 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
30%
Port Salut
51%
Fireweed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
62%
Port Salut
148%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 500mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 123mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.691g)
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 - $0.5)
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

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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/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.