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Parsley vs Bell pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Parsley and Bell pepper

  • Parsley has more Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Copper, however Bell pepper is richer in Vitamin B6.
  • Parsley covers your daily Vitamin K needs 1361% more than Bell pepper.
  • Bell pepper has 23 times less Vitamin A RAE than Parsley. Parsley has 421µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Bell pepper has 18µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Parsley, fresh and Peppers, sweet, green, raw.

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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 more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Iron +1723.5%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +216.6%
Contains more Zinc +723.1%
Contains more Copper +125.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Iron +1723.5%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +216.6%
Contains more Zinc +723.1%
Contains more Copper +125.8%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%

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 A +2176.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304%
Contains more Folate +1420%
Contains more Vitamin K +22062.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Contains more Vitamin A +2176.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +102.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +65.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +173.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +304%
Contains more Folate +1420%
Contains more Vitamin K +22062.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +148.9%

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.
Parsley Bell pepper
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Bell pepper Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 2.94g Parsley
Protein 2.97g 0.86g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.17g Parsley
Carbs 6.33g 4.64g Parsley
Calories 36kcal 20kcal Parsley
Starch g 0g Bell pepper
Fructose g 1.12g Bell pepper
Sugar 0.85g 2.4g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 1.7g Parsley
Calcium 138mg 10mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 0.34mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 10mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 20mg Parsley
Potassium 554mg 175mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 3mg Bell pepper
Zinc 1.07mg 0.13mg Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.066mg Parsley
Vitamin A 8424IU 370IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.37mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 80.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.057mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.028mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 0.48mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.099mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.224mg Bell pepper
Folate 152µg 10µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 7.4µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.012mg Parsley
Threonine 0.122mg 0.036mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118mg 0.024mg Parsley
Leucine 0.204mg 0.036mg Parsley
Lysine 0.181mg 0.039mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg 0.007mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145mg 0.092mg Parsley
Valine 0.172mg 0.036mg Parsley
Histidine 0.061mg 0.01mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.058g Bell pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.008g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.062g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsley Bell pepper
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
441
Parsley
34
Bell pepper
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
9
Bell pepper

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
18%
Parsley
5%
Bell pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
5%
Bell pepper
Fats
4%
Parsley
1%
Bell pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.074g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)

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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/nutrients
  2. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.