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Brussels sprout vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Brussels sprout and Parsley

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin B6, and Manganese, yet Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Parsley covers your daily Vitamin K needs 1219% more than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Parsley. While Brussels sprout contains 0.219mg of Vitamin B6, Parsley contains only 0.09mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Parsley, fresh.

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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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Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -55.4%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Calcium +228.6%
Contains more Potassium +42.4%
Contains more Magnesium +117.4%
Contains more Copper +112.9%
Contains more Zinc +154.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains less Sodium -55.4%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Calcium +228.6%
Contains more Potassium +42.4%
Contains more Magnesium +117.4%
Contains more Copper +112.9%
Contains more Zinc +154.8%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1017.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +826.6%
Contains more Folate +149.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.098
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 444% 506% 15% 0% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 0% 4100% 114%
Contains more Vitamin E +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +143.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +1017.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +826.6%
Contains more Folate +149.2%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.098

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
59
Parsley

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 food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
6%
Parsley
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
4%
Parsley

Comparison summary table

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

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Brussels sprout Parsley
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.35g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Parsley Opinion
Calories 43 36 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38 2.97 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3 0.79 Parsley
Vitamin C 85 133 Parsley
Carbs 8.95 6.33 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.4 6.2 Parsley
Calcium 42 138 Parsley
Potassium 389 554 Parsley
Magnesium 23 50 Parsley
Sugar 2.2 0.85 Parsley
Fiber 3.8 3.3 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07 0.149 Parsley
Zinc 0.42 1.07 Parsley
Starch
Phosphorus 69 58 Brussels sprout
Sodium 25 56 Brussels sprout
Vitamin A 754 8424 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.88 0.75 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.139 0.086 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.098 Parsley
Vitamin B3 0.745 1.313 Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.309 0.4 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.219 0.09 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 177 1640 Parsley
Folate 61 152 Parsley
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.062 0.132 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023 0.295 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 153 0.124 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.045 Parsley
Threonine 0.12 0.122 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.132 0.118 Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152 0.204 Parsley
Lysine 0.154 0.181 Parsley
Methionine 0.032 0.042 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.098 0.145 Parsley
Valine 0.155 0.172 Parsley
Histidine 0.076 0.061 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.