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Hominy vs. Parsley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Hominy and Parsley?

  • Parsley is richer than Hominy in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Potassium, Copper, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1367% more.
  • Hominy has 6 times more Sodium than Parsley. While Hominy has 345mg of Sodium, Parsley has only 56mg.

We used Hominy, canned, white and Parsley, fresh types in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Hominy
1
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Contains more Selenium +2900%
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Potassium +6055.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Copper +396.7%
Contains more Manganese +128.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.07
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 23% 11% 15% 0.79% 45% 29% 10% 9.1% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 41% 233% 36% 25% 49% 7.3% 29% 50% 21% 0.55%
Contains more Selenium +2900%
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Magnesium +212.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains more Potassium +6055.6%
Contains less Sodium -83.8%
Contains more Copper +396.7%
Contains more Manganese +128.6%
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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Hominy
0
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11
Parsley
Contains more Vitamin A +842300%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3878.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1700%
Contains more Folate +15100%
Contains more Choline +312.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +819900%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0.06% 1% 0% 0% 0.75% 1.4% 0.62% 9.2% 1.2% 0.75% 0% 1.7% 0.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 505% 15% 0% 443% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 7% 4100%
Contains more Vitamin A +842300%
Contains more Vitamin E +1400%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2766.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3878.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +159.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1700%
Contains more Folate +15100%
Contains more Choline +312.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +819900%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Hominy
2
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Contains more Fats +11.4%
Contains more Carbs +125.3%
Contains more Protein +100.7%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Equal in Water - 87.71
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 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 Fats +11.4%
Contains more Carbs +125.3%
Contains more Protein +100.7%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Equal in Water - 87.71

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Hominy
2
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Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +221.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.132
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
24% 54% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.132 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.124 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +221.8%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +27.7%
Equal in Saturated Fat - 0.132

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hominy Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 11.76g 3.03g Hominy
Protein 1.48g 2.97g Parsley
Fats 0.88g 0.79g Hominy
Carbs 14.26g 6.33g Hominy
Calories 72kcal 36kcal Hominy
Sugar 1.82g 0.85g Parsley
Fiber 2.5g 3.3g Parsley
Calcium 10mg 138mg Parsley
Iron 0.62mg 6.2mg Parsley
Magnesium 16mg 50mg Parsley
Phosphorus 35mg 58mg Parsley
Potassium 9mg 554mg Parsley
Sodium 345mg 56mg Parsley
Zinc 1.05mg 1.07mg Parsley
Copper 0.03mg 0.149mg Parsley
Manganese 0.07mg 0.16mg Parsley
Selenium 3µg 0.1µg Hominy
Vitamin A 1IU 8424IU Parsley
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 421µg Parsley
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0.75mg Parsley
Vitamin C 0mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.003mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.006mg 0.098mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 0.033mg 1.313mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.154mg 0.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.005mg 0.09mg Parsley
Folate 1µg 152µg Parsley
Choline 3.1mg 12.8mg Parsley
Vitamin K 0.2µg 1640µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.008mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine 0.05mg 0.122mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.058mg 0.118mg Parsley
Leucine 0.202mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine 0.033mg 0.181mg Parsley
Methionine 0.031mg 0.042mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.076mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine 0.077mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine 0.045mg 0.061mg Parsley
Saturated Fat 0.123g 0.132g Hominy
Monounsaturated Fat 0.231g 0.295g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.399g 0.124g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
1%
Hominy
408%
Parsley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
16%
Hominy
49%
Parsley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.97g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
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?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Hominy
Hominy is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.