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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.
  • 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 Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +540.3%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +432%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
Equal in Potassium - 521
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 67% 21% 46% 19% 75% 14% 21% 6%
Contains more Iron +35.6%
Contains more Calcium +540.3%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +432%
Contains more Phosphorus +125%
Contains less Sodium -26.1%
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 C +1127.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%
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 90% 405% 50% 0% 17% 38% 21% 35% 35% 0% 776% 47%
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 C +1127.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +103%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.2%

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 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

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Fireweed Coriander
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.