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Fireweed vs Roquefort - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Fireweed and Roquefort

  • Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Magnesium, yet Roquefort is richer in Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B12.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Fireweed is 290% higher.
  • Fireweed contains 9 times more Copper than Roquefort. Fireweed contains 0.32mg of Copper, while Roquefort contains 0.034mg.
  • Fireweed contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Cheese, roquefort.

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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 +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +442.9%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Copper +841.2%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 199% 9% 22% 12% 57% 169% 236%
Contains more Iron +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +442.9%
Contains more Magnesium +420%
Contains more Copper +841.2%
Contains more Zinc +27.9%
Contains less Sodium -98.1%
Contains more Calcium +54.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +263%

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 +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.7%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +327.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
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% 63% 0% 0% 10% 136% 14% 104% 29% 80% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +536.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +409.7%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +327.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27.7%
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 Roquefort
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Fireweed Roquefort Opinion
Calories 103kcal 369kcal Roquefort
Protein 4.71g 21.54g Roquefort
Fats 2.75g 30.64g Roquefort
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0mg Fireweed
Net carbs 8.62g 2g Fireweed
Carbs 19.22g 2g Fireweed
Cholesterol 0mg 90mg Fireweed
Vitamin D 0IU IU Fireweed
Iron 2.4mg 0.56mg Fireweed
Calcium 429mg 662mg Roquefort
Potassium 494mg 91mg Fireweed
Magnesium 156mg 30mg Fireweed
Sugar g g
Fiber 10.6g 0g Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.034mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.66mg 2.08mg Fireweed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 392mg Roquefort
Sodium 34mg 1809mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598IU 1047IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0µg µg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.04mg Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.586mg Roquefort
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 0.734mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 1.731mg Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.124mg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.64µg Roquefort
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 112µg 49µg Fireweed
Trans Fat 0g g Roquefort
Saturated Fat g 19.263g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 8.474g Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.32g Roquefort
Tryptophan mg 0.303mg Roquefort
Threonine mg 0.965mg Roquefort
Isoleucine mg 1.217mg Roquefort
Leucine mg 2.114mg Roquefort
Lysine mg 1.848mg Roquefort
Methionine mg 0.558mg Roquefort
Phenylalanine mg 1.023mg Roquefort
Valine mg 1.614mg Roquefort
Histidine mg 0.602mg Roquefort
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fireweed Roquefort
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
39
Roquefort
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
90
Roquefort

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
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
2%
Roquefort
Fats
13%
Fireweed
141%
Roquefort

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 90mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 1775mg)
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. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/nutrients
  2. Roquefort - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171250/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.