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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, 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
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Contains more Iron +501.9%
Contains more Calcium +885.7%
Contains more Potassium +72%
Contains more Magnesium +117.4%
Contains more Copper +15.5%
Contains more Zinc +311.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +501.9%
Contains more Calcium +885.7%
Contains more Potassium +72%
Contains more Magnesium +117.4%
Contains more Copper +15.5%
Contains more Zinc +311.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
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 Vitamin K +11614.3%
Contains more Folate +560.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 143.7
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.244
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 444% 506% 15% 0% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 0% 4100% 114%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +784.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +14%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +99%
Contains more Vitamin K +11614.3%
Contains more Folate +560.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +462.2%
Equal in Vitamin C - 143.7
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.69
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.244

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 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

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Parsley Chili pepper
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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