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Fireweed vs Arugula - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fireweed and Arugula

  • Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, yet Arugula is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Fireweed is 278% higher.
  • Fireweed contains 15 times more Vitamin B3 than Arugula. Fireweed contains 4.674mg of Vitamin B3, while Arugula contains 0.305mg.

Food types used in this article are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Arugula, 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 Iron +64.4%
Contains more Calcium +168.1%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains more Magnesium +231.9%
Contains more Copper +321.1%
Contains more Zinc +466%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -20.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 55% 48% 33% 34% 26% 13% 23% 4%
Contains more Iron +64.4%
Contains more Calcium +168.1%
Contains more Potassium +33.9%
Contains more Magnesium +231.9%
Contains more Copper +321.1%
Contains more Zinc +466%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.7%
Contains less Sodium -20.6%

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 A +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.8%
Contains more Folate +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 50% 143% 9% 0% 11% 20% 6% 27% 17% 0% 272% 73%
Contains more Vitamin A +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +765.8%
Contains more Folate +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.3%

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
55
Fireweed
52
Arugula
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
29
Arugula

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
28%
Fireweed
15%
Arugula
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
4%
Arugula
Fats
13%
Fireweed
3%
Arugula

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

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Fireweed Arugula
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 - 2.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.086g)
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 contains less Sodium?
Arugula
Arugula contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Arugula
Arugula is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
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 Fireweed Arugula Opinion
Calories 103 25 Fireweed
Protein 4.71 2.58 Fireweed
Fats 2.75 0.66 Fireweed
Vitamin C 2.2 15 Arugula
Carbs 19.22 3.65 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.4 1.46 Fireweed
Calcium 429 160 Fireweed
Potassium 494 369 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 47 Fireweed
Sugar 2.05 Fireweed
Fiber 10.6 1.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.076 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 0.47 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 52 Fireweed
Sodium 34 27 Arugula
Vitamin A 3598 2373 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.43 Arugula
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.044 Arugula
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.086 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674 0.305 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.437 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.073 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 108.6 Arugula
Folate 112 97 Fireweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.086 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.049 Arugula
Polyunsaturated fat 0.319 Arugula
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. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/nutrients
  2. Arugula - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169387/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.