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Mustard Greens vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Mustard Greens and Parsley?

  • Mustard Greens are higher in Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6, yet Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1152% more.
  • Mustard Greens have 3 times more Vitamin E than Parsley. While Mustard Greens have 2.01mg of Vitamin E , Parsley has only 0.75mg.

We used Mustard greens, raw 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Copper +10.7%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +278%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +44.3%
Contains more Zinc +328%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 62% 23% 25% 34% 3% 7% 56%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Contains more Copper +10.7%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +278%
Contains more Magnesium +56.3%
Contains more Potassium +44.3%
Contains more Zinc +328%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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 +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Folate +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +536.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.086
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 4100%
Contains more Vitamin E +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin A +178.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90.5%
Contains more Folate +1166.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +536.9%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.086

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.
Mustard Greens Parsley
Lower in Sugar 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
Lower in glycemic index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Mustard Greens Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 1.47g 3.03g Parsley
Protein 2.86g 2.97g Parsley
Fats 0.42g 0.79g Parsley
Carbs 4.67g 6.33g Parsley
Calories 27kcal 36kcal Parsley
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.32g 0.85g Parsley
Fiber 3.2g 3.3g Parsley
Calcium 115mg 138mg Parsley
Iron 1.64mg 6.2mg Parsley
Magnesium 32mg 50mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 58mg
Potassium 384mg 554mg Parsley
Sodium 20mg 56mg Mustard Greens
Zinc 0.25mg 1.07mg Parsley
Copper 0.165mg 0.149mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin A 3024IU 8424IU Parsley
Vitamin E 2.01mg 0.75mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 70mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.098mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B3 0.8mg 1.313mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.21mg 0.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.18mg 0.09mg Mustard Greens
Folate 12µg 152µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 257.5µg 1640µg Parsley
Tryptophan mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine mg 0.122mg Parsley
Isoleucine mg 0.118mg Parsley
Leucine mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine mg 0.181mg Parsley
Methionine mg 0.042mg Parsley
Phenylalanine mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine mg 0.061mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.132g Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.092g 0.295g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.124g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Mustard Greens Parsley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
102
Mustard Greens
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
30
Mustard Greens
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
17%
Mustard Greens
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
5%
Mustard Greens
6%
Parsley
Fats
2%
Mustard Greens
4%
Parsley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.47g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.122g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (32)

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. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.