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Parsley vs Garden cress - 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 Sugars?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sugars (difference - 3.55g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 42mg)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Garden cress
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsley Garden cress
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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
244
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
37
Parsley
23
Garden cress

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 +376.9%
Contains more Calcium +70.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +365.2%
Contains more Copper +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 606
Contains more Iron +376.9%
Contains more Calcium +70.4%
Contains more Magnesium +31.6%
Contains more Zinc +365.2%
Contains more Copper +14.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +31%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 606

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 +92.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +202.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Contains more Vitamin C +92.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +31.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +202.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +165.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +174.4%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.7
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08

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
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
6%
Garden cress
Fats
4%
Parsley
3%
Garden cress

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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 Garden cress Opinion
Calories 36 32 Parsley
Protein 2.97 2.6 Parsley
Fats 0.79 0.7 Parsley
Vitamin C 133 69 Parsley
Carbs 6.33 5.5 Parsley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.2 1.3 Parsley
Calcium 138 81 Parsley
Potassium 554 606 Garden cress
Magnesium 50 38 Parsley
Sugars 0.85 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 3.3 1.1 Parsley
Copper 0.149 0.17 Garden cress
Zinc 1.07 0.23 Parsley
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Phosphorus 58 76 Garden cress
Sodium 56 14 Garden cress
Vitamin A 8424 6917 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 0.7 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.08 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098 0.26 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1.313 1 Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.242 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.247 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 541.9 Parsley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.132 0.023 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.239 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 0.228 Garden cress
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
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