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Parsley vs Arugula - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sugars (difference - 1.2g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arugula
Arugula contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Parsley Arugula
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsley Arugula
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
618
Parsley
57
Arugula
Mineral Summary Score
37
Parsley
22
Arugula

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 +324.7%
Contains more Potassium +50.1%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +127.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -51.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 47
Contains more Iron +324.7%
Contains more Potassium +50.1%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +127.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Calcium +15.9%
Contains less Sodium -51.8%
Equal in Magnesium - 47

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +255%
Contains more Vitamin E +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1410.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.437
Contains more Vitamin C +786.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +255%
Contains more Vitamin E +74.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +330.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1410.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.437

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 the food
Protein
18%
Parsley
15%
Arugula
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
4%
Arugula
Fats
4%
Parsley
3%
Arugula

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Parsley Arugula Opinion
Calories 36 25 Parsley
Protein 2.97 2.58 Parsley
Fats 0.79 0.66 Parsley
Vitamin C 133 15 Parsley
Carbs 6.33 3.65 Parsley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.2 1.46 Parsley
Calcium 138 160 Arugula
Potassium 554 369 Parsley
Magnesium 50 47 Parsley
Sugars 0.85 2.05 Arugula
Fiber 3.3 1.6 Parsley
Copper 0.149 0.076 Parsley
Zinc 1.07 0.47 Parsley
Starch
Phosphorus 58 52 Parsley
Sodium 56 27 Arugula
Vitamin A 8424 2373 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 0.43 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.044 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098 0.086 Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313 0.305 Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.437 Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.073 Parsley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 108.6 Parsley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.132 0.086 Arugula
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.049 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 0.319 Arugula
Tryptophan 0.045 Parsley
Threonine 0.122 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118 Parsley
Leucine 0.204 Parsley
Lysine 0.181 Parsley
Methionine 0.042 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145 Parsley
Valine 0.172 Parsley
Histidine 0.061 Parsley
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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