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Fireweed vs Coriander - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fireweed and Coriander

  • Fireweed has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Fiber, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Zinc, and Vitamin B5, however Coriander is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Fireweed covers your daily Manganese needs 273% more than Coriander.
  • Coriander has 6 times less Calcium than Fireweed. Fireweed has 429mg of Calcium, while Coriander has 67mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Coriander (cilantro) leaves, 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 Calcium +540.3%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Contains more Zinc +432%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Equal in Potassium - 521
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 21% 67% 19% 21% 46% 6% 14% 75%
Contains more Calcium +540.3%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Contains more Zinc +432%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Equal in Potassium - 521

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 B3 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.2%
Contains more Folate +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
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 405% 50% 0% 90% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 47% 0% 776%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +319.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +324.2%
Contains more Folate +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1127.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Coriander Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 0.87g Fireweed
Protein 4.71g 2.13g Fireweed
Fats 2.75g 0.52g Fireweed
Carbs 19.22g 3.67g Fireweed
Calories 103kcal 23kcal Fireweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.87g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 2.8g Fireweed
Calcium 429mg 67mg Fireweed
Iron 2.4mg 1.77mg Fireweed
Magnesium 156mg 26mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 108mg 48mg Fireweed
Potassium 494mg 521mg Coriander
Sodium 34mg 46mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.66mg 0.5mg Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.225mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598IU 6748IU Coriander
Vitamin E mg 2.5mg Coriander
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 27mg Coriander
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.067mg Coriander
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.162mg Coriander
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 1.114mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.57mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.149mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 62µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 310µg Coriander
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.014g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.275g Coriander
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.04g Coriander

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fireweed Coriander
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
126
Coriander
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
33
Coriander

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
13%
Coriander
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
4%
Coriander
Fats
13%
Fireweed
2%
Coriander

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.87g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
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 is cheaper?
Coriander
Coriander is cheaper (difference - $1)
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.

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. Coriander - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169997/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.