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Parsley vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Parsley and Liver different?

  • Parsley is richer in Vitamin C, while Liver is higher in Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 778% more than Parsley.
  • Parsley contains 6 times more Vitamin C than Liver. Parsley contains 133mg of Vitamin C, while Liver contains 23.6mg.

Parsley, fresh and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised types were used in this article.

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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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Liver
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Magnesium +257.1%
Contains more Potassium +269.3%
Contains more Iron +189%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Zinc +528%
Contains more Copper +325.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Calcium +1280%
Contains more Magnesium +257.1%
Contains more Potassium +269.3%
Contains more Iron +189%
Contains more Phosphorus +315.5%
Contains less Sodium -12.5%
Contains more Zinc +528%
Contains more Copper +325.5%

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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Liver
Contains more Vitamin C +463.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2140.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1093.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 163
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 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +463.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +113.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2140.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +542.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1093.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +533.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 163

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Liver Opinion
Net carbs 3.03g 3.76g Liver
Protein 2.97g 26.02g Liver
Fats 0.79g 4.4g Liver
Carbs 6.33g 3.76g Parsley
Calories 36kcal 165kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.85g g Liver
Fiber 3.3g 0g Parsley
Calcium 138mg 10mg Parsley
Iron 6.2mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 50mg 14mg Parsley
Phosphorus 58mg 241mg Liver
Potassium 554mg 150mg Parsley
Sodium 56mg 49mg Liver
Zinc 1.07mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 0.149mg 0.634mg Liver
Vitamin A 8424IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E 0.75mg mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU IU Parsley
Vitamin D 0µg µg Parsley
Vitamin C 133mg 23.6mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.086mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 0.098mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 1.313mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate 152µg 163µg Liver
Vitamin B12 0µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K 1640µg µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine 0.122mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine 0.118mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine 0.204mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine 0.181mg 2.007mg Liver
Methionine 0.042mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine 0.145mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine 0.172mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine 0.061mg 0.708mg Liver
Cholesterol 0mg 355mg Parsley
Trans Fat 0g g Liver
Saturated Fat 0.132g 1.41g Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.63g Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124g 1.05g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Parsley Liver
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
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
150
Liver

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
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
4%
Liver
Fats
4%
Parsley
20%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.278g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Liver
Liver is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Liver
Liver contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Liver
Liver is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.