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Roquefort vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Roquefort and Fireweed

  • Roquefort is richer in Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12, yet Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Fireweed is 290% higher.
  • Roquefort contains 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Fireweed. Roquefort contains 90mg of Cholesterol, while Fireweed contains 0mg.

Food types used in this article are Cheese, roquefort 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 +54.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Potassium +442.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains more Copper +841.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 199% 22% 22% 169% 9% 236% 57% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Calcium +54.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Potassium +442.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains more Copper +841.2%

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 B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +327.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.7%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 63% 0% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 37% 80% 0%
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 B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +327.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.7%
Contains more Folate +128.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Roquefort Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 2g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 21.54g 4.71g Roquefort
Fats 30.64g 2.75g Roquefort
Carbs 2g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 369kcal 103kcal Roquefort
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 662mg 429mg Roquefort
Iron 0.56mg 2.4mg Fireweed
Magnesium 30mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 392mg 108mg Roquefort
Potassium 91mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 1809mg 34mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.08mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.034mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 1047IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Fireweed
Vitamin D µg 0µg Fireweed
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.033mg Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.586mg 0.137mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 0.734mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.731mg 1.356mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.124mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 49µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0.64µg 0µg Roquefort
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.303mg mg Roquefort
Threonine 0.965mg mg Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217mg mg Roquefort
Leucine 2.114mg mg Roquefort
Lysine 1.848mg mg Roquefort
Methionine 0.558mg mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023mg mg Roquefort
Valine 1.614mg mg Roquefort
Histidine 0.602mg mg Roquefort
Cholesterol 90mg 0mg Fireweed
Trans Fat g 0g Roquefort
Saturated Fat 19.263g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474g g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32g g Roquefort

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Roquefort 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
39
Roquefort
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
90
Roquefort
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
129%
Roquefort
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
2%
Roquefort
19%
Fireweed
Fats
141%
Roquefort
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 1775mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 90mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 19.263g)
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 - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.