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Parsley vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parsley and Fireweed

  • Parsley has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE, however Fireweed has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5.
  • Fireweed's daily need coverage for Manganese is 285% more.
  • Parsley has 60 times more Vitamin C than Fireweed. Parsley has 133mg of Vitamin C, while Fireweed has 2.2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Parsley, fresh 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 +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Iron +158.3%
Contains more Potassium +12.1%
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%

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 +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5945.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.2%
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%
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 A +134.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +5945.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.6%
Contains more Folate +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +239%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +602.2%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsley 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
441
Parsley
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
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
18%
Parsley
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
19%
Fireweed
Fats
4%
Parsley
13%
Fireweed

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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.