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Peppermint vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $2.9)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.114g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Peppermint Parsley
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppermint Parsley
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
44
Peppermint
618
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
45
Peppermint
37
Parsley

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 Calcium +76.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Copper +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Iron +22%
Equal in Potassium - 554
Equal in Zinc - 1.07
Contains more Calcium +76.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Copper +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Iron +22%
Equal in Potassium - 554
Equal in Zinc - 1.07

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 B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.086
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.086

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
23%
Peppermint
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
6%
Parsley
Fats
4%
Peppermint
4%
Parsley

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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 Peppermint Parsley Opinion
Calories 70 36 Peppermint
Protein 3.75 2.97 Peppermint
Fats 0.94 0.79 Peppermint
Vitamin C 31.8 133 Parsley
Carbs 14.89 6.33 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 6.2 Parsley
Calcium 243 138 Peppermint
Potassium 569 554 Peppermint
Magnesium 80 50 Peppermint
Sugars 0.85 Parsley
Fiber 8 3.3 Peppermint
Copper 0.329 0.149 Peppermint
Zinc 1.11 1.07 Peppermint
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Phosphorus 73 58 Peppermint
Sodium 31 56 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 8424 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.086 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.098 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706 1.313 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.4 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.09 Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 Parsley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 0.132 Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.295 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 0.124 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 0.045 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 0.122 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 0.118 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 0.204 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 0.181 Parsley
Methionine 0.053 0.042 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 0.145 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 0.172 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 0.061 Peppermint
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