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Fireweed vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Fireweed and Parsley

  • Fireweed has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, however Parsley has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A.
  • Fireweed's daily need coverage for Manganese is 285% more.
  • Fireweed has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Parsley. Fireweed has 0.632mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsley has 0.09mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Parsley, fresh.

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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 +210.9%
Contains more Magnesium +212%
Contains more Copper +114.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.2%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Contains more Calcium +210.9%
Contains more Magnesium +212%
Contains more Copper +114.8%
Contains more Zinc +148.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.2%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%

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 B2 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +5945.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
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 444% 506% 15% 0% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 0% 4100% 114%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +5945.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%

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
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
59
Parsley

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
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
6%
Parsley
Fats
13%
Fireweed
4%
Parsley

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

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Fireweed Parsley
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 cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.132g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Parsley Opinion
Calories 103 36 Fireweed
Protein 4.71 2.97 Fireweed
Fats 2.75 0.79 Fireweed
Vitamin C 2.2 133 Parsley
Carbs 19.22 6.33 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.4 6.2 Parsley
Calcium 429 138 Fireweed
Potassium 494 554 Parsley
Magnesium 156 50 Fireweed
Sugar 0.85 Fireweed
Fiber 10.6 3.3 Fireweed
Copper 0.32 0.149 Fireweed
Zinc 2.66 1.07 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 108 58 Fireweed
Sodium 34 56 Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598 8424 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.033 0.086 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.137 0.098 Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674 1.313 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356 0.4 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632 0.09 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 Parsley
Folate 112 152 Parsley
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.132 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045 Parsley
Threonine 0.122 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118 Parsley
Leucine 0.204 Parsley
Lysine 0.181 Parsley
Methionine 0.042 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145 Parsley
Valine 0.172 Parsley
Histidine 0.061 Parsley
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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.