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Sardine vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sardine and Fireweed

  • Sardine has more Vitamin B12, Selenium, Phosphorus, and Vitamin D, however Fireweed is higher in Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Folate.
  • Sardine covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 373% more than Fireweed.
  • Sardine has 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Fireweed. While Sardine has 142mg of Cholesterol, Fireweed has only 0mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fish, sardine, Atlantic, canned in oil, drained solids with bone and Fireweed, leaves, raw.

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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 Iron +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +353.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +103.1%
Contains more Copper +72%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 115% 110% 28% 210% 36% 41% 36% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Iron +21.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +353.7%
Contains more Calcium +12.3%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Potassium +24.4%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +103.1%
Contains more Copper +72%

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3231.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +278.4%
Contains more Folate +1020%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 41% 144% 0% 20% 53% 99% 39% 39% 8% 1118% 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%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +65.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3231.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +111.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +278.4%
Contains more Folate +1020%

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.
Sardine Fireweed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sardine Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 0g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 24.62g 4.71g Sardine
Fats 11.45g 2.75g Sardine
Carbs 0g 19.22g Fireweed
Calories 208kcal 103kcal Sardine
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Fireweed
Fiber 0g 10.6g Fireweed
Calcium 382mg 429mg Fireweed
Iron 2.92mg 2.4mg Sardine
Magnesium 39mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 490mg 108mg Sardine
Potassium 397mg 494mg Fireweed
Sodium 307mg 34mg Fireweed
Zinc 1.31mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.186mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 108IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E 2.04mg mg Sardine
Vitamin D 193IU 0IU Sardine
Vitamin D 4.8µg 0µg Sardine
Vitamin C 0mg 2.2mg Fireweed
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.033mg Sardine
Vitamin B2 0.227mg 0.137mg Sardine
Vitamin B3 5.245mg 4.674mg Sardine
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.167mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 10µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 8.94µg 0µg Sardine
Vitamin K 2.6µg µg Sardine
Tryptophan 0.276mg mg Sardine
Threonine 1.079mg mg Sardine
Isoleucine 1.134mg mg Sardine
Leucine 2.001mg mg Sardine
Lysine 2.26mg mg Sardine
Methionine 0.729mg mg Sardine
Phenylalanine 0.961mg mg Sardine
Valine 1.268mg mg Sardine
Histidine 0.725mg mg Sardine
Cholesterol 142mg 0mg Fireweed
Trans Fat g 0g Sardine
Saturated Fat 1.528g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 3.869g g Sardine
Polyunsaturated fat 5.148g g Sardine

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Sardine Fireweed
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
131
Sardine
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
79
Sardine
75
Fireweed

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
148%
Sardine
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
0%
Sardine
19%
Fireweed
Fats
53%
Sardine
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 273mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 142mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.528g)
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 - $4)
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. Sardine - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175139/nutrients
  2. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/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.