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Parsley vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Parsley and Chili pepper?

  • Parsley is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Zinc, Fiber, and Potassium, while Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1355% higher.
  • Chili pepper has 10 times less Calcium than Parsley. Parsley has 138mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper has 14mg.

We used Parsley, fresh and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +885.7%
Contains more Iron +501.9%
Contains more Magnesium +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +72%
Contains more Zinc +311.5%
Contains more Copper +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +885.7%
Contains more Iron +501.9%
Contains more Magnesium +117.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains more Potassium +72%
Contains more Zinc +311.5%
Contains more Copper +15.5%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%

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 +784.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99%
Contains more Folate +560.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +11614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin C - 143.7
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.244
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin A +784.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99%
Contains more Folate +560.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +11614.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin C - 143.7
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.244

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 Chili pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 2.97g 1.87g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.44g Parsley
Carbs 6.33g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 36kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g 5.3g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 1.5g Parsley
Calcium 138mg 14mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 1.03mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 23mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 43mg Parsley
Potassium 554mg 322mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 9mg Chili pepper
Zinc 1.07mg 0.26mg Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.129mg Parsley
Vitamin A 8424IU 952IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 0.69mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.072mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 1.244mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.201mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 152µg 23µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 14µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.026mg Parsley
Threonine 0.122mg 0.074mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118mg 0.065mg Parsley
Leucine 0.204mg 0.105mg Parsley
Lysine 0.181mg 0.089mg Parsley
Methionine 0.042mg 0.024mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145mg 0.062mg Parsley
Valine 0.172mg 0.084mg Parsley
Histidine 0.061mg 0.041mg Parsley
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.132g 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.024g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.239g Chili pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Parsley Chili pepper
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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
20
Chili 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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
4%
Parsley
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.09g)
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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.