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Parsley vs Chard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sodium (difference - 157mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sugars (difference - 0.25g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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 Chard
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsley Chard
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
309
Chard
Mineral Summary Score
37
Parsley
27
Chard

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
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Chard
Contains more Iron +244.4%
Contains more Calcium +170.6%
Contains more Potassium +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +197.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -73.7%
Contains more Magnesium +62%
Contains more Copper +20.1%
Contains more Iron +244.4%
Contains more Calcium +170.6%
Contains more Potassium +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +197.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -73.7%
Contains more Magnesium +62%
Contains more Copper +20.1%

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
:
2
Chard
Contains more Vitamin C +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +152%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.099
Contains more Vitamin C +343.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +132.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +97.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +152%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.09
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.099

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
11%
Chard
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
4%
Chard
Fats
4%
Parsley
1%
Chard

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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 Chard Opinion
Calories 36 19 Parsley
Protein 2.97 1.8 Parsley
Fats 0.79 0.2 Parsley
Vitamin C 133 30 Parsley
Carbs 6.33 3.74 Parsley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.2 1.8 Parsley
Calcium 138 51 Parsley
Potassium 554 379 Parsley
Magnesium 50 81 Chard
Sugars 0.85 1.1 Chard
Fiber 3.3 1.6 Parsley
Copper 0.149 0.179 Chard
Zinc 1.07 0.36 Parsley
Starch
Phosphorus 58 46 Parsley
Sodium 56 213 Parsley
Vitamin A 8424 6116 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 1.89 Chard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.04 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098 0.09 Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313 0.4 Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.172 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.099 Chard
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 830 Parsley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.132 0.03 Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.04 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 0.07 Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045 0.017 Parsley
Threonine 0.122 0.083 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118 0.147 Chard
Leucine 0.204 0.13 Parsley
Lysine 0.181 0.099 Parsley
Methionine 0.042 0.019 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145 0.11 Parsley
Valine 0.172 0.11 Parsley
Histidine 0.061 0.036 Parsley
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