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Fireweed vs Cinnamon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fireweed and Cinnamon

  • Fireweed has more Vitamin B6, Folate, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin A RAE, however Cinnamon is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Cinnamon covers your daily Manganese needs 468% more than Fireweed.
  • Cinnamon contains 19 times less Folate than Fireweed. Fireweed contains 112µg of Folate, while Cinnamon contains 6µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Spices, cinnamon, ground.

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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 Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Contains more Calcium +133.6%
Contains more Iron +246.7%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.339
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 301% 312% 43% 28% 39% 2% 50% 114%
Contains more Magnesium +160%
Contains more Phosphorus +68.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.6%
Contains more Zinc +45.4%
Contains more Calcium +133.6%
Contains more Iron +246.7%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Equal in Copper - 0.339

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 +1119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%
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 18% 47% 0% 13% 6% 10% 25% 22% 37% 5% 0% 78%
Contains more Vitamin A +1119.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +234.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +278.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +300%
Contains more Folate +1766.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +72.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Cinnamon Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 27.49g Cinnamon
Protein 4.71g 3.99g Fireweed
Fats 2.75g 1.24g Fireweed
Carbs 19.22g 80.59g Cinnamon
Calories 103kcal 247kcal Cinnamon
Starch g g
Fructose g 1.11g Cinnamon
Sugar g 2.17g Fireweed
Fiber 10.6g 53.1g Cinnamon
Calcium 429mg 1002mg Cinnamon
Iron 2.4mg 8.32mg Cinnamon
Magnesium 156mg 60mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 108mg 64mg Fireweed
Potassium 494mg 431mg Fireweed
Sodium 34mg 10mg Cinnamon
Zinc 2.66mg 1.83mg Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.339mg Cinnamon
Vitamin A 3598IU 295IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg 2.32mg Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 3.8mg Cinnamon
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.022mg Fireweed
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.041mg Fireweed
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 1.332mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.358mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.158mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 6µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 31.2µg Cinnamon
Tryptophan mg 0.049mg Cinnamon
Threonine mg 0.136mg Cinnamon
Isoleucine mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Leucine mg 0.253mg Cinnamon
Lysine mg 0.243mg Cinnamon
Methionine mg 0.078mg Cinnamon
Phenylalanine mg 0.146mg Cinnamon
Valine mg 0.224mg Cinnamon
Histidine mg 0.117mg Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.345g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.246g Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.068g Cinnamon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fireweed Cinnamon
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
21
Cinnamon
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
111
Cinnamon

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
24%
Cinnamon
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
81%
Cinnamon
Fats
13%
Fireweed
6%
Cinnamon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.345g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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.

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. Cinnamon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171320/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.