Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Parsley vs Mustard Greens - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Parsley and Mustard Greens?

  • Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc, yet Mustard Greens are higher in Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1152% more.
  • Parsley has 13 times more Folate than Mustard Greens. While Parsley has 152µg of Folate, Mustard Greens have only 12µg.

We used Parsley, fresh and Mustard greens, raw types in this article.

Infographic

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

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
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
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 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
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%
Contains more Vitamin E +168%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

People also compare

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
102
Mustard Greens
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
30
Mustard Greens

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
17%
Mustard Greens
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
5%
Mustard Greens
Fats
4%
Parsley
2%
Mustard Greens

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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/nutrients
  2. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.