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Fireweed vs Mozzarella - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fireweed and Mozzarella

  • Fireweed has more Vitamin B6, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Iron, however Mozzarella has more Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B12, Calcium, and Selenium.
  • Mozzarella's daily need coverage for Phosphorus is 59% more.
  • Fireweed has 39 times more Vitamin B3 than Mozzarella. Fireweed has 4.674mg of Vitamin B3, while Mozzarella has 0.12mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Cheese, mozzarella, low sodium.

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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 +860%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Potassium +420%
Contains more Copper +1085.2%
Contains more Calcium +70.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.2%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 220% 10% 19% 225% 9% 3% 86% 9%
Contains more Iron +860%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Potassium +420%
Contains more Copper +1085.2%
Contains more Calcium +70.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +385.2%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Contains more Zinc +17.7%

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 +595.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3795%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +690%
Contains more Folate +1144.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 32% 3% 9% 0% 5% 79% 3% 0% 19% 7% 115% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +595.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3795%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +690%
Contains more Folate +1144.4%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +148.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Mozzarella
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Mozzarella Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 3.1g Fireweed
Protein 4.71g 27.5g Mozzarella
Fats 2.75g 17.1g Mozzarella
Carbs 19.22g 3.1g Fireweed
Calories 103kcal 280kcal Mozzarella
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.23g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 0g Fireweed
Calcium 429mg 731mg Mozzarella
Iron 2.4mg 0.25mg Fireweed
Magnesium 156mg 26mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 108mg 524mg Mozzarella
Potassium 494mg 95mg Fireweed
Sodium 34mg 16mg Mozzarella
Zinc 2.66mg 3.13mg Mozzarella
Copper 0.32mg 0.027mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598IU 517IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0IU 13IU Mozzarella
Vitamin D 0µg 0.3µg Mozzarella
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.02mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.34mg Mozzarella
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 0.12mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.08mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 9µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.92µg Mozzarella
Vitamin K µg 1.8µg Mozzarella
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 54mg Fireweed
Trans Fat 0g g Mozzarella
Saturated Fat g 10.867g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 4.844g Mozzarella
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.509g Mozzarella

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Mozzarella
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
55
Fireweed
23
Mozzarella
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
72
Mozzarella

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
165%
Mozzarella
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
3%
Mozzarella
Fats
13%
Fireweed
79%
Mozzarella

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Mozzarella
Mozzarella is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.23g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 54mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 10.867g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/nutrients
  2. Mozzarella - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167735/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.