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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 RAE.
  • 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 Phosphorus +86.2%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Zinc +148.6%
Contains more Copper +114.8%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Contains more Calcium +210.9%
Contains more Magnesium +212%
Contains more Phosphorus +86.2%
Contains less Sodium -39.3%
Contains more Zinc +148.6%
Contains more Copper +114.8%
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 A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5945.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
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 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 4100%
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 A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5945.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 3.03g Fireweed
Protein 4.71g 2.97g Fireweed
Fats 2.75g 0.79g Fireweed
Carbs 19.22g 6.33g Fireweed
Calories 103kcal 36kcal Fireweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.85g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 3.3g Fireweed
Calcium 429mg 138mg Fireweed
Iron 2.4mg 6.2mg Parsley
Magnesium 156mg 50mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 108mg 58mg Fireweed
Potassium 494mg 554mg Parsley
Sodium 34mg 56mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.66mg 1.07mg Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.149mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598IU 8424IU Parsley
Vitamin E mg 0.75mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.098mg Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 1.313mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.4mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.09mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 152µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1640µg Parsley
Tryptophan mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine mg 0.122mg Parsley
Isoleucine mg 0.118mg Parsley
Leucine mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine mg 0.181mg Parsley
Methionine mg 0.042mg Parsley
Phenylalanine mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine mg 0.061mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.132g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.295g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.124g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Parsley
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
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

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.

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.