Foodstruct Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Food Comparison | Glycemic Index Chart | Insulin Index Chart | Blog | Subscribe | Sign Up

Carrot vs. Parsley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

Differences between Carrot and Parsley

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A RAE, while Parsley has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Copper, Calcium, Magnesium, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1356% higher.
  • Parsley contains 2 times less Vitamin A RAE than Carrot. Carrot contains 835µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Parsley contains 421µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Carrots, raw and Parsley, fresh.

Infographic

Carrot vs Parsley infographic
Infographic link

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Carrot
0
:
Contains more Calcium +318.2%
Contains more Iron +1966.7%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.8%
Contains more Zinc +345.8%
Contains more Copper +231.1%
Contains more Manganese +11.9%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15% 19% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50% 21% 1%
Contains more Calcium +318.2%
Contains more Iron +1966.7%
Contains more Magnesium +316.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Potassium +73.1%
Contains less Sodium -18.8%
Contains more Zinc +345.8%
Contains more Copper +231.1%
Contains more Manganese +11.9%
Equal in Selenium - 0.1

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Carrot
2
:
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2154.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.5%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Choline +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +12324.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 5% 33%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 7% 4100%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +2154.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +69%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +33.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.5%
Contains more Folate +700%
Contains more Choline +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +12324.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carrot
2
:
Contains more Carbs +51.3%
Contains more Protein +219.4%
Contains more Fats +229.2%
Contains more Other +129.2%
Equal in Water - 87.71
10% 88%
Protein: 0.93 g
Fats: 0.24 g
Carbs: 9.58 g
Water: 88.29 g
Other: 0.96 g
3% 6% 88% 2%
Protein: 2.97 g
Fats: 0.79 g
Carbs: 6.33 g
Water: 87.71 g
Other: 2.2 g
Contains more Carbs +51.3%
Contains more Protein +219.4%
Contains more Fats +229.2%
Contains more Other +129.2%
Equal in Water - 87.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Carrot
1
:
Contains less Saturated Fat -72%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2007.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.124
22% 8% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.037 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.014 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.117 g
24% 54% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.132 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.124 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -72%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2007.1%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.124

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Carrot Parsley
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 6.78g 3.03g Carrot
Protein 0.93g 2.97g Parsley
Fats 0.24g 0.79g Parsley
Carbs 9.58g 6.33g Carrot
Calories 41kcal 36kcal Carrot
Starch 1.43g Carrot
Fructose 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 4.74g 0.85g Parsley
Fiber 2.8g 3.3g Parsley
Calcium 33mg 138mg Parsley
Iron 0.3mg 6.2mg Parsley
Magnesium 12mg 50mg Parsley
Phosphorus 35mg 58mg Parsley
Potassium 320mg 554mg Parsley
Sodium 69mg 56mg Parsley
Zinc 0.24mg 1.07mg Parsley
Copper 0.045mg 0.149mg Parsley
Manganese 0.143mg 0.16mg Parsley
Selenium 0.1µg 0.1µg
Vitamin A 16706IU 8424IU Carrot
Vitamin A RAE 835µg 421µg Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66mg 0.75mg Parsley
Vitamin C 5.9mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.066mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.058mg 0.098mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 0.983mg 1.313mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.273mg 0.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.09mg Carrot
Folate 19µg 152µg Parsley
Choline 8.8mg 12.8mg Parsley
Vitamin K 13.2µg 1640µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine 0.191mg 0.122mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.118mg Parsley
Leucine 0.102mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine 0.101mg 0.181mg Parsley
Methionine 0.02mg 0.042mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.061mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine 0.069mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine 0.04mg 0.061mg Parsley
Saturated Fat 0.037g 0.132g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014g 0.295g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117g 0.124g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Carrot Parsley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

People also compare

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Carrot
408%
Parsley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Carrot
49%
Parsley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.095g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.