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Fireweed vs Oregano - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fireweed and Oregano

  • Fireweed has more Manganese, however Oregano has more Iron, Fiber, Calcium, Copper, Vitamin B6, Folate, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Oregano's daily need coverage for Iron is 430% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Spices, oregano, dried.

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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 +272.3%
Contains more Iron +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +73.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Potassium +155.1%
Contains less Sodium -26.5%
Contains more Copper +97.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.69
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212%
Contains more Calcium +272.3%
Contains more Iron +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +73.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +37%
Contains more Potassium +155.1%
Contains less Sodium -26.5%
Contains more Copper +97.8%
Equal in Zinc - 2.69

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 A +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +436.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Folate +111.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.3
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.64
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 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 1555%
Contains more Vitamin A +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +436.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Folate +111.6%
Equal in Vitamin C - 2.3
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.64

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Oregano Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 26.42g Oregano
Protein 4.71g 9g Oregano
Fats 2.75g 4.28g Oregano
Carbs 19.22g 68.92g Oregano
Calories 103kcal 265kcal Oregano
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.13g Oregano
Sugar g 4.09g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 42.5g Oregano
Calcium 429mg 1597mg Oregano
Iron 2.4mg 36.8mg Oregano
Magnesium 156mg 270mg Oregano
Phosphorus 108mg 148mg Oregano
Potassium 494mg 1260mg Oregano
Sodium 34mg 25mg Oregano
Zinc 2.66mg 2.69mg Oregano
Copper 0.32mg 0.633mg Oregano
Vitamin A 3598IU 1701IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 2.3mg Oregano
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.177mg Oregano
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.528mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 4.64mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.921mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 1.044mg Oregano
Folate 112µg 237µg Oregano
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan mg 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine mg 0.322mg Oregano
Isoleucine mg 0.441mg Oregano
Leucine mg 0.78mg Oregano
Lysine mg 0.5mg Oregano
Methionine mg 0.127mg Oregano
Phenylalanine mg 0.449mg Oregano
Valine mg 0.585mg Oregano
Histidine mg 0.144mg Oregano
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 1.551g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.716g Oregano
Polyunsaturated fat g 1.369g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Oregano
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
230
Oregano
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
314
Oregano

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
54%
Oregano
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
69%
Oregano
Fats
13%
Fireweed
20%
Oregano

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Oregano
Oregano contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.551g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/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.