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Coriander vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Coriander and Fireweed

  • Coriander has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A, however Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Vitamin B5.
  • Fireweed covers your daily Manganese needs 273% more than Coriander.
  • Fireweed has 12 times less Vitamin C than Coriander. Coriander has 27mg of Vitamin C, while Fireweed has 2.2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Coriander (cilantro) leaves, raw 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
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Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +540.3%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +432%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Equal in Potassium - 494
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 67% 21% 46% 19% 75% 14% 21% 6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +540.3%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +432%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Equal in Potassium - 494

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 C +1127.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.2%
Contains more Folate +80.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 90% 405% 50% 0% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 0% 776% 47%
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 C +1127.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.2%
Contains more Folate +80.6%

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
126
Coriander
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
33
Coriander
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
13%
Coriander
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
4%
Coriander
19%
Fireweed
Fats
2%
Coriander
13%
Fireweed

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

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Coriander Fireweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Coriander
Coriander is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Coriander Fireweed Opinion
Calories 23 103 Fireweed
Protein 2.13 4.71 Fireweed
Fats 0.52 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 27 2.2 Coriander
Carbs 3.67 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.77 2.4 Fireweed
Calcium 67 429 Fireweed
Potassium 521 494 Coriander
Magnesium 26 156 Fireweed
Sugar 0.87 Fireweed
Fiber 2.8 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.225 0.32 Fireweed
Zinc 0.5 2.66 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 48 108 Fireweed
Sodium 46 34 Fireweed
Vitamin A 6748 3598 Coriander
Vitamin E 2.5 Coriander
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.067 0.033 Coriander
Vitamin B2 0.162 0.137 Coriander
Vitamin B3 1.114 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.57 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.149 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 310 Coriander
Folate 62 112 Fireweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.014 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.275 Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat 0.04 Coriander
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Coriander - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169997/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.