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Fireweed vs Sesame - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Fireweed and Sesame different?

  • Fireweed is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B5, while Sesame is higher in Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 418% more than Fireweed.
  • Fireweed contains 27 times more Vitamin B5 than Sesame. Fireweed contains 1.356mg of Vitamin B5, while Sesame contains 0.05mg.

Fireweed, leaves, raw and Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried types were used in this article.

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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 +127.3%
Contains more Iron +506.3%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +482.4%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Zinc +191.4%
Contains more Copper +1175.6%
Equal in Potassium - 468
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Contains more Calcium +127.3%
Contains more Iron +506.3%
Contains more Magnesium +125%
Contains more Phosphorus +482.4%
Contains less Sodium -67.6%
Contains more Zinc +191.4%
Contains more Copper +1175.6%
Equal in Potassium - 468

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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Sesame
Contains more Vitamin A +39877.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2612%
Contains more Folate +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2297%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515
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 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +39877.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2612%
Contains more Folate +15.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2297%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.515

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Sesame Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 11.65g Sesame
Protein 4.71g 17.73g Sesame
Fats 2.75g 49.67g Sesame
Carbs 19.22g 23.45g Sesame
Calories 103kcal 573kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.3g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 11.8g Sesame
Calcium 429mg 975mg Sesame
Iron 2.4mg 14.55mg Sesame
Magnesium 156mg 351mg Sesame
Phosphorus 108mg 629mg Sesame
Potassium 494mg 468mg Fireweed
Sodium 34mg 11mg Sesame
Zinc 2.66mg 7.75mg Sesame
Copper 0.32mg 4.082mg Sesame
Vitamin A 3598IU 9IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg 0.25mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 0mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.791mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.247mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 4.515mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.05mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.79mg Sesame
Folate 112µg 97µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Sesame
Tryptophan mg 0.388mg Sesame
Threonine mg 0.736mg Sesame
Isoleucine mg 0.763mg Sesame
Leucine mg 1.358mg Sesame
Lysine mg 0.569mg Sesame
Methionine mg 0.586mg Sesame
Phenylalanine mg 0.94mg Sesame
Valine mg 0.99mg Sesame
Histidine mg 0.522mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Sesame
Saturated Fat g 6.957g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 18.759g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat g 21.773g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Sesame
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
50
Sesame
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
372
Sesame

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
106%
Sesame
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
23%
Sesame
Fats
13%
Fireweed
229%
Sesame

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.957g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Fireweed
Fireweed is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.