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Parsley vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Parsley and Hominy?

  • 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.
  • The amount of Sodium in Parsley is lower.

We used Parsley, fresh and Hominy, canned, white 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.
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Hominy
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%
Contains more Selenium +2900%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50% 21% 1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
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%
Contains more Selenium +2900%
Equal in Zinc - 1.05

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.
Parsley
11
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Hominy
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 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 7% 4100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
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
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Hominy
Contains more Protein +100.7%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Contains more Fats +11.4%
Contains more Carbs +125.3%
Equal in Water - 82.53
3% 6% 88% 2%
Protein: 2.97 g
Fats: 0.79 g
Carbs: 6.33 g
Water: 87.71 g
Other: 2.2 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +100.7%
Contains more Other +158.8%
Contains more Fats +11.4%
Contains more Carbs +125.3%
Equal in Water - 82.53

Fat Type Comparison

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

Comparison summary table

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsley Hominy
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
408%
Parsley
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
49%
Parsley
16%
Hominy

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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.