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Fireweed vs Cumin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fireweed and Cumin different?

  • Fireweed is higher in Manganese, and Folate, however Cumin is richer in Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cumin is 800% higher.
  • Fireweed contains 11 times more Folate than Cumin. While Fireweed contains 112µg of Folate, Cumin contains only 10µg.

Fireweed, leaves, raw and Spices, cumin seed 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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Cumin
Contains less Sodium -79.8%
Contains more Iron +2665%
Contains more Calcium +117%
Contains more Potassium +261.9%
Contains more Magnesium +134.6%
Contains more Copper +170.9%
Contains more Zinc +80.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +362%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 2489% 280% 158% 262% 289% 131% 214% 22%
Contains less Sodium -79.8%
Contains more Iron +2665%
Contains more Calcium +117%
Contains more Potassium +261.9%
Contains more Magnesium +134.6%
Contains more Copper +170.9%
Contains more Zinc +80.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +362%

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin A +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.3%
Contains more Folate +1020%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1803%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.579
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 26% 77% 67% 0% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 0% 14% 8%
Contains more Vitamin A +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.3%
Contains more Folate +1020%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1803%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +138.7%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.579

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Cumin Opinion
Calories 103kcal 375kcal Cumin
Protein 4.71g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 2.75g 22.27g Cumin
Vitamin C 2.2mg 7.7mg Cumin
Net carbs 8.62g 33.74g Cumin
Carbs 19.22g 44.24g Cumin
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.4mg 66.36mg Cumin
Calcium 429mg 931mg Cumin
Potassium 494mg 1788mg Cumin
Magnesium 156mg 366mg Cumin
Sugar g 2.25g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 10.5g Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.867mg Cumin
Zinc 2.66mg 4.8mg Cumin
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 499mg Cumin
Sodium 34mg 168mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598IU 1270IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 4.579mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.435mg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 5.4µg Cumin
Folate 112µg 10µg Fireweed
Trans Fat 0g g Cumin
Saturated Fat g 1.535g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat g 3.279g Cumin
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
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Cumin
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
51
Cumin
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
480
Cumin

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
107%
Cumin
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
44%
Cumin
Fats
13%
Fireweed
103%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 134mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.535g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
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. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.