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Parsley vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Parsley and Jalapeño?

  • Parsley is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin C, Calcium, Copper, and Potassium, while Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E .
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1351% higher.
  • Jalapeño has 25 times less Iron than Parsley. Parsley has 6.2mg of Iron, while Jalapeño has 0.25mg.

We used Parsley, fresh and Peppers, jalapeno, 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 +1050%
Contains more Iron +2380%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Contains more Potassium +123.4%
Contains more Zinc +664.3%
Contains more Copper +223.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +1050%
Contains more Iron +2380%
Contains more Magnesium +233.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Contains more Potassium +123.4%
Contains more Zinc +664.3%
Contains more Copper +223.9%
Contains less Sodium -94.6%

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 +681.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27%
Contains more Folate +463%
Contains more Vitamin K +8764.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +377.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.28
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin A +681.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27%
Contains more Folate +463%
Contains more Vitamin K +8764.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +377.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.28

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 Jalapeño
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 Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 3.7g Jalapeño
Protein 2.97g 0.91g Parsley
Fats 0.79g 0.37g Parsley
Carbs 6.33g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 36kcal 29kcal Parsley
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 0.85g 4.12g Parsley
Fiber 3.3g 2.8g Parsley
Calcium 138mg 12mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 0.25mg Parsley
Magnesium 50mg 15mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 26mg Parsley
Potassium 554mg 248mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 3mg Jalapeño
Zinc 1.07mg 0.14mg Parsley
Copper 0.149mg 0.046mg Parsley
Vitamin A 8424IU 1078IU Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 133mg 118.6mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.04mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 0.07mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 1.28mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 0.315mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 152µg 27µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1640µg 18.5µg 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 0.092g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.029g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 0.112g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Parsley Jalapeño
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
10
Jalapeño

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
5%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
4%
Parsley
2%
Jalapeño

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.27g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.