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Rosemary vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rosemary and Fireweed different?

  • Rosemary is richer in Iron, Vitamin C, and Fiber, while Fireweed is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Zinc, Magnesium, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Fireweed covers your daily need of Manganese 250% more than Rosemary.
  • Rosemary contains 10 times more Vitamin C than Fireweed. Rosemary contains 21.8mg of Vitamin C, while Fireweed contains 2.2mg.

Rosemary, fresh and Fireweed, leaves, raw 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 Iron +177.1%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Calcium +35.3%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +186%
Equal in Copper - 0.32
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Contains more Iron +177.1%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains less Sodium -23.5%
Contains more Calcium +35.3%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains more Zinc +186%
Equal in Copper - 0.32

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 C +890.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.137
Equal in Folate - 112
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 73% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 82% 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 216% 0% 0% 8% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 85% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +890.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +88.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.033
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.137
Equal in Folate - 112

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rosemary Fireweed Opinion
Net carbs 6.6g 8.62g Fireweed
Protein 3.31g 4.71g Fireweed
Fats 5.86g 2.75g Rosemary
Carbs 20.7g 19.22g Rosemary
Calories 131kcal 103kcal Rosemary
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 14.1g 10.6g Rosemary
Calcium 317mg 429mg Fireweed
Iron 6.65mg 2.4mg Rosemary
Magnesium 91mg 156mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 66mg 108mg Fireweed
Potassium 668mg 494mg Rosemary
Sodium 26mg 34mg Rosemary
Zinc 0.93mg 2.66mg Fireweed
Copper 0.301mg 0.32mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 2924IU 3598IU Fireweed
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 2.2mg Rosemary
Vitamin B1 0.036mg 0.033mg Rosemary
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.137mg Rosemary
Vitamin B3 0.912mg 4.674mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.336mg 0.632mg Fireweed
Folate 109µg 112µg Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.051mg mg Rosemary
Threonine 0.136mg mg Rosemary
Isoleucine 0.136mg mg Rosemary
Leucine 0.249mg mg Rosemary
Lysine 0.143mg mg Rosemary
Methionine 0.047mg mg Rosemary
Phenylalanine 0.169mg mg Rosemary
Valine 0.165mg mg Rosemary
Histidine 0.066mg mg Rosemary
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.838g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16g g Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901g g Rosemary

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rosemary 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
43
Rosemary
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
78
Rosemary
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
20%
Rosemary
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
21%
Rosemary
19%
Fireweed
Fats
27%
Rosemary
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Rosemary
Rosemary is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.838g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Fireweed
Fireweed is relatively richer in minerals
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. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.