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Parsley vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Parsley and Peppermint

  • Parsley has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, and Folate, while Peppermint has more Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Magnesium.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 112% higher.
  • Peppermint contains 2 times less Vitamin A RAE than Parsley. Parsley contains 421µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Peppermint contains 212µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Parsley, fresh and Peppermint, fresh.

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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 Iron +22%
Contains more Calcium +76.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Copper +120.8%
Equal in Potassium - 569
Equal in Zinc - 1.11
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Contains more Iron +22%
Contains more Calcium +76.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Copper +120.8%
Equal in Potassium - 569
Equal in Zinc - 1.11

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 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.082
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 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.082

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 Peppermint
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Peppermint Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 6.89g Peppermint
Protein 2.97g 3.75g Peppermint
Fats 0.79g 0.94g Peppermint
Carbs 6.33g 14.89g Peppermint
Calories 36kcal 70kcal Peppermint
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g g Peppermint
Fiber 3.3g 8g Peppermint
Calcium 138mg 243mg Peppermint
Iron 6.2mg 5.08mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 80mg Peppermint
Phosphorus 58mg 73mg Peppermint
Potassium 554mg 569mg Peppermint
Sodium 56mg 31mg Peppermint
Zinc 1.07mg 1.11mg Peppermint
Copper 0.149mg 0.329mg Peppermint
Vitamin A 8424IU 4248IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 31.8mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.082mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.266mg Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 1.706mg Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.338mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.129mg Peppermint
Folate 152µg 114µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.058mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.122mg 0.154mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.118mg 0.154mg Peppermint
Leucine 0.204mg 0.281mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.181mg 0.161mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg 0.053mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.145mg 0.191mg Peppermint
Valine 0.172mg 0.187mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.061mg 0.075mg Peppermint
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.246g Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.033g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.508g Peppermint

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Parsley Peppermint
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
51
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
68
Peppermint

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
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
15%
Peppermint
Fats
4%
Parsley
4%
Peppermint

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Peppermint
Peppermint is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.114g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $2.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/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.