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Fireweed vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fireweed and Hominy

  • Hominy has less Manganese, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Magnesium, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B5, and Iron.
  • Fireweed covers your daily Manganese needs 288% more than Hominy.
  • Hominy contains 142 times less Vitamin B3 than Fireweed. Fireweed contains 4.674mg of Vitamin B3, while Hominy contains 0.033mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Hominy, canned, white.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +4190%
Contains more Iron +287.1%
Contains more Magnesium +875%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.6%
Contains more Potassium +5388.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.1%
Contains more Zinc +153.3%
Contains more Copper +966.7%
Contains more Manganese +9477.1%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107% 875% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains more Calcium +4190%
Contains more Iron +287.1%
Contains more Magnesium +875%
Contains more Phosphorus +208.6%
Contains more Potassium +5388.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.1%
Contains more Zinc +153.3%
Contains more Copper +966.7%
Contains more Manganese +9477.1%
Contains more Selenium +233.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin A +359700%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14063.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12540%
Contains more Folate +11100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 216% 0% 0% 8% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 85% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +359700%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14063.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12540%
Contains more Folate +11100%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +218.2%
Contains more Fats +212.5%
Contains more Carbs +34.8%
Contains more Other +198.8%
Contains more Water +16.6%
5% 3% 19% 71% 3%
Protein: 4.71 g
Fats: 2.75 g
Carbs: 19.22 g
Water: 70.78 g
Other: 2.54 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +218.2%
Contains more Fats +212.5%
Contains more Carbs +34.8%
Contains more Other +198.8%
Contains more Water +16.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Fireweed Hominy
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 11.76g Hominy
Protein 4.71g 1.48g Fireweed
Fats 2.75g 0.88g Fireweed
Carbs 19.22g 14.26g Fireweed
Calories 103kcal 72kcal Fireweed
Sugar 1.82g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 2.5g Fireweed
Calcium 429mg 10mg Fireweed
Iron 2.4mg 0.62mg Fireweed
Magnesium 156mg 16mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 108mg 35mg Fireweed
Potassium 494mg 9mg Fireweed
Sodium 34mg 345mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.66mg 1.05mg Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.03mg Fireweed
Manganese 6.704mg 0.07mg Fireweed
Selenium 0.9µg 3µg Hominy
Vitamin A 3598IU 1IU Fireweed
Vitamin A RAE 180µg 0µg Fireweed
Vitamin E 0.05mg Hominy
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.003mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.006mg Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 0.033mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.154mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.005mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 1µg Fireweed
Choline 3.1mg Hominy
Vitamin K 0.2µg Hominy
Tryptophan 0.008mg Hominy
Threonine 0.05mg Hominy
Isoleucine 0.058mg Hominy
Leucine 0.202mg Hominy
Lysine 0.033mg Hominy
Methionine 0.031mg Hominy
Phenylalanine 0.076mg Hominy
Valine 0.077mg Hominy
Histidine 0.045mg Hominy
Saturated Fat 0.123g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.231g Hominy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.399g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fireweed Hominy
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
51%
Fireweed
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
148%
Fireweed
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Hominy
Hominy is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.82g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 311mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.123g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.