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Tarragon vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tarragon and Fireweed?

  • Fireweed has less Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Magnesium, Folate, and Copper than Tarragon.
  • Tarragon's daily need coverage for Iron is 374% higher.
  • Tarragon has 23 times more Vitamin C than Fireweed. Tarragon has 50mg of Vitamin C, while Fireweed has 2.2mg.

We used Spices, tarragon, dried and Fireweed, leaves, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +1245.8%
Contains more Calcium +165.5%
Contains more Potassium +511.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.4%
Contains more Copper +111.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.8%
Contains less Sodium -45.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Contains more Iron +1245.8%
Contains more Calcium +165.5%
Contains more Potassium +511.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.4%
Contains more Copper +111.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +189.8%
Contains less Sodium -45.2%

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 +2172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +660.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +877.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.3%
Contains more Folate +144.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 8% 216% 0% 0% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 0% 0% 85%
Contains more Vitamin C +2172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +660.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +877.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +91.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +281.3%
Contains more Folate +144.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Fireweed Opinion
Calories 295kcal 103kcal Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 4.71g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 2.75g Tarragon
Vitamin C 50mg 2.2mg Tarragon
Net carbs 42.82g 8.62g Tarragon
Carbs 50.22g 19.22g Tarragon
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 32.3mg 2.4mg Tarragon
Calcium 1139mg 429mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 494mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 156mg Tarragon
Sugar g g
Fiber 7.4g 10.6g Fireweed
Copper 0.677mg 0.32mg Tarragon
Zinc 3.9mg 2.66mg Tarragon
Starch g g
Phosphorus 313mg 108mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 34mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 4200IU 3598IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.033mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.137mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 4.674mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 1.356mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.632mg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 274µg 112µg Tarragon
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.881g g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g g Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g g Tarragon
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tarragon Fireweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
143
Tarragon
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
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
137%
Tarragon
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
19%
Fireweed
Fats
33%
Tarragon
13%
Fireweed

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.881g)
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 - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.