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Fireweed vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Fireweed and Seed

  • Fireweed has more Manganese, while Seed has more Phosphorus, Selenium, Fiber, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Calcium.
  • Fireweed's daily need coverage for Manganese is 173% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Seeds, chia seeds, 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
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Seed
Contains more Potassium +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Iron +221.7%
Contains more Magnesium +114.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +696.3%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Contains more Zinc +72.2%
Contains more Copper +188.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Contains more Potassium +21.4%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Iron +221.7%
Contains more Magnesium +114.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +696.3%
Contains less Sodium -52.9%
Contains more Zinc +72.2%
Contains more Copper +188.8%

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin A +6563%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.5%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1778.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.9%
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 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +6563%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.5%
Contains more Folate +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1778.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Seed Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 7.72g Fireweed
Protein 4.71g 16.54g Seed
Fats 2.75g 30.74g Seed
Carbs 19.22g 42.12g Seed
Calories 103kcal 486kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 10.6g 34.4g Seed
Calcium 429mg 631mg Seed
Iron 2.4mg 7.72mg Seed
Magnesium 156mg 335mg Seed
Phosphorus 108mg 860mg Seed
Potassium 494mg 407mg Fireweed
Sodium 34mg 16mg Seed
Zinc 2.66mg 4.58mg Seed
Copper 0.32mg 0.924mg Seed
Vitamin A 3598IU 54IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 0IU IU Fireweed
Vitamin D 0µg µg Fireweed
Vitamin C 2.2mg 1.6mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 49µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine mg 0.531mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0.14g Fireweed
Saturated Fat g 3.33g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat g 23.665g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Fireweed Seed
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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
42%
Seed
Fats
13%
Fireweed
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Seed
Seed contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.