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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
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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 +∞%

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
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 the food
Protein
28%
Fireweed
129%
Roquefort
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
2%
Roquefort
Fats
13%
Fireweed
141%
Roquefort

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 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 Sugars Equal
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 Roquefort
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 - 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 Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
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 Roquefort Opinion
Calories 103 369 Roquefort
Protein 4.71 21.54 Roquefort
Fats 2.75 30.64 Roquefort
Vitamin C 2.2 0 Fireweed
Carbs 19.22 2 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 90 Fireweed
Vitamin D 0 Fireweed
Iron 2.4 0.56 Fireweed
Calcium 429 662 Roquefort
Potassium 494 91 Fireweed
Magnesium 156 30 Fireweed
Sugars
Fiber 10.6 0 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.034 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 2.08 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 392 Roquefort
Sodium 34 1809 Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598 1047 Fireweed
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.04 Roquefort
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.586 Roquefort
Vitamin B3 4.674 0.734 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 1.731 Roquefort
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.124 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0.64 Roquefort
Vitamin K
Folate 112 49 Fireweed
Trans Fat 0 Roquefort
Saturated Fat 19.263 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 8.474 Roquefort
Polyunsaturated fat 1.32 Roquefort
Tryptophan 0.303 Roquefort
Threonine 0.965 Roquefort
Isoleucine 1.217 Roquefort
Leucine 2.114 Roquefort
Lysine 1.848 Roquefort
Methionine 0.558 Roquefort
Phenylalanine 1.023 Roquefort
Valine 1.614 Roquefort
Histidine 0.602 Roquefort
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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. 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.