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Sesame vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sesame and Fireweed different?

  • Sesame is richer in Copper, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Calcium, Magnesium, and Zinc, while Fireweed is higher in Manganese, and Vitamin B5.
  • Sesame covers your daily need of Copper 418% more than Fireweed.
  • Sesame contains 38 times more Selenium than Fireweed. Sesame contains 34.4µg of Selenium, while Fireweed contains 0.9µg.

Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried 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 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 - 494
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
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 - 494

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
Sesame
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +2297%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +39877.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2612%
Contains more Folate +15.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.674
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%
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 B1 +2297%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +80.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25%
Contains more Vitamin A +39877.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2612%
Contains more Folate +15.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 4.674

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
50
Sesame
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
19%
Fireweed
Fats
229%
Sesame
13%
Fireweed

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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.