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Romano cheese vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Romano cheese and Fireweed

  • Romano cheese has more Phosphorus, and Calcium, however Fireweed is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B12, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Vitamin B3.
  • Fireweed covers your daily need of Manganese 291% more than Romano cheese.
  • Romano cheese has 42 times more Sodium than Fireweed. While Romano cheese has 1433mg of Sodium, Fireweed has only 34mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cheese, romano 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 +148%
Contains more Phosphorus +603.7%
Contains more Iron +211.7%
Contains more Magnesium +280.5%
Contains more Potassium +474.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Copper +966.7%
Equal in Zinc - 2.66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 320% 29% 30% 326% 8% 187% 71% 10%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Calcium +148%
Contains more Phosphorus +603.7%
Contains more Iron +211.7%
Contains more Magnesium +280.5%
Contains more Potassium +474.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Copper +966.7%
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" 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 B1 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +767%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5970.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.5%
Contains more Folate +1500%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 25% 5% 15% 0% 10% 86% 2% 26% 20% 6% 140% 6%
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 B1 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +767%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +5970.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.5%
Contains more Folate +1500%

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.
Romano cheese 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 Romano cheese Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 3.63g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 31.8g 4.71g Romano cheese
Fats 26.94g 2.75g Romano cheese
Carbs 3.63g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 387kcal 103kcal Romano cheese
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.73g g Fireweed
Fiber 0g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 1064mg 429mg Romano cheese
Iron 0.77mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Magnesium 41mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 760mg 108mg Romano cheese
Potassium 86mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 1433mg 34mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.58mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.03mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 415IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.23mg mg Romano cheese
Vitamin D 20IU 0IU Romano cheese
Vitamin D 0.5µg 0µg Romano cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.033mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B2 0.37mg 0.137mg Romano cheese
Vitamin B3 0.077mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.424mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.085mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 7µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 1.12µg 0µg Romano cheese
Vitamin K 2.2µg µg Romano cheese
Tryptophan 0.429mg mg Romano cheese
Threonine 1.171mg mg Romano cheese
Isoleucine 1.685mg mg Romano cheese
Leucine 3.071mg mg Romano cheese
Lysine 2.941mg mg Romano cheese
Methionine 0.852mg mg Romano cheese
Phenylalanine 1.71mg mg Romano cheese
Valine 2.183mg mg Romano cheese
Histidine 1.231mg mg Romano cheese
Cholesterol 104mg 0mg Fireweed
Trans Fat g 0g Romano cheese
Saturated Fat 17.115g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 7.838g g Romano cheese
Polyunsaturated fat 0.593g g Romano cheese

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Romano cheese 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
28
Romano cheese
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
122
Romano cheese
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
191%
Romano cheese
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
4%
Romano cheese
19%
Fireweed
Fats
124%
Romano cheese
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 1399mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 104mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 17.115g)
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 - $1.6)
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. Romano cheese - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171249/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.