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Fireweed vs Port Salut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fireweed and Port Salut different?

  • Fireweed is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Copper, Magnesium and Vitamin B3, however Port Salut is richer in Vitamin B12, Fiber, Phosphorus and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Fireweed is 291% higher.
  • Fireweed contains 78 times more Vitamin B3 than Port Salut. While Fireweed contains 4.674mg of Vitamin B3, Port Salut contains only 0.06mg.

Fireweed, leaves, raw and Cheese, port de salut are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +458.1%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 195% 12% 18% 8% 71% 155% 70%
Contains more Iron +458.1%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +550%
Contains more Copper +1354.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.6%
Contains more Calcium +51.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Equal in Zinc - 2.6

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7690%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1092.5%
Contains more Folate +522.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 0% 66% 5% 15% 4% 56% 2% 13% 13% 188% 6% 14%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +229.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +135.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +7690%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +545.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1092.5%
Contains more Folate +522.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +75.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
55
Fireweed
31
Port Salut
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
68
Port Salut

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 the food
Protein
28%
Fireweed
143%
Port Salut
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
1%
Port Salut
Fats
13%
Fireweed
130%
Port Salut

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Fireweed Port Salut
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Port Salut
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 Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 123mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sugars (difference - 0.57g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 500mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 16.691g)
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 - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Fireweed Port Salut Opinion
Calories 103 352 Port Salut
Protein 4.71 23.78 Port Salut
Fats 2.75 28.2 Port Salut
Vitamin C 2.2 0 Fireweed
Carbs 19.22 0.57 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 123 Fireweed
Vitamin D 0 21 Port Salut
Iron 2.4 0.43 Fireweed
Calcium 429 650 Port Salut
Potassium 494 136 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 24 Fireweed
Sugars 0.57 Fireweed
Fiber 10.6 0 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.022 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 2.6 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 360 Port Salut
Sodium 34 534 Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598 1092 Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin D 0 0.5 Port Salut
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.014 Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.24 Port Salut
Vitamin B3 4.674 0.06 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.21 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.053 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 1.5 Port Salut
Vitamin K 2.4 Port Salut
Folate 112 18 Fireweed
Trans Fat 0 Port Salut
Saturated Fat 16.691 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 9.338 Port Salut
Polyunsaturated fat 0.729 Port Salut
Tryptophan 0.343 Port Salut
Threonine 0.876 Port Salut
Isoleucine 1.446 Port Salut
Leucine 2.482 Port Salut
Lysine 1.987 Port Salut
Methionine 0.734 Port Salut
Phenylalanine 1.323 Port Salut
Valine 1.707 Port Salut
Histidine 0.686 Port Salut
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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 of 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. Port Salut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170849/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.