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Parsley vs Leek - 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 - 3.05g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leek
Leek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.092g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Leek
Leek contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
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 Leek
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 Leek
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
34
Leek
Mineral Summary Score
37
Parsley
15
Leek

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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1
Leek
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Calcium +133.9%
Contains more Potassium +207.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +791.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Iron +195.2%
Contains more Calcium +133.9%
Contains more Potassium +207.8%
Contains more Magnesium +78.6%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains more Zinc +791.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%

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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2
Leek
Contains more Vitamin C +1008.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +405.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +226.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3389.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1008.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +405.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +226.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +228.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +3389.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +158.9%

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
9%
Leek
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
14%
Leek
Fats
4%
Parsley
1%
Leek

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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 Leek Opinion
Calories 36 61 Leek
Protein 2.97 1.5 Parsley
Fats 0.79 0.3 Parsley
Vitamin C 133 12 Parsley
Carbs 6.33 14.15 Leek
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.2 2.1 Parsley
Calcium 138 59 Parsley
Potassium 554 180 Parsley
Magnesium 50 28 Parsley
Sugars 0.85 3.9 Leek
Fiber 3.3 1.8 Parsley
Copper 0.149 0.12 Parsley
Zinc 1.07 0.12 Parsley
Starch
Phosphorus 58 35 Parsley
Sodium 56 20 Leek
Vitamin A 8424 1667 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 0.92 Leek
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.06 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098 0.03 Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313 0.4 Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.14 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.233 Leek
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 47 Parsley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.132 0.04 Leek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.004 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 0.166 Leek
Tryptophan 0.045 0.012 Parsley
Threonine 0.122 0.063 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118 0.052 Parsley
Leucine 0.204 0.096 Parsley
Lysine 0.181 0.078 Parsley
Methionine 0.042 0.018 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145 0.055 Parsley
Valine 0.172 0.056 Parsley
Histidine 0.061 0.025 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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