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Peppermint vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Peppermint and Parsley

  • Peppermint has more Manganese, Copper, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Magnesium, while Parsley has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, and Folate.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 112% higher.
  • Parsley contains 7 times less Manganese than Peppermint. Peppermint contains 1.176mg of Manganese, while Parsley contains 0.16mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Peppermint, fresh and Parsley, 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 Calcium +76.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Copper +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Iron +22%
Equal in Potassium - 554
Equal in Zinc - 1.07
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Contains more Calcium +76.1%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Copper +120.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains less Sodium -44.6%
Contains more Iron +22%
Equal in Potassium - 554
Equal in Zinc - 1.07

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 B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.086
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +171.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +318.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.3%
Contains more Folate +33.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.086

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
51
Peppermint
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
59
Parsley

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
23%
Peppermint
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
6%
Parsley
Fats
4%
Peppermint
4%
Parsley

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.
Peppermint Parsley
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

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Peppermint Parsley
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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?
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Parsley Opinion
Calories 70 36 Peppermint
Protein 3.75 2.97 Peppermint
Fats 0.94 0.79 Peppermint
Vitamin C 31.8 133 Parsley
Carbs 14.89 6.33 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 6.2 Parsley
Calcium 243 138 Peppermint
Potassium 569 554 Peppermint
Magnesium 80 50 Peppermint
Sugar 0.85 Peppermint
Fiber 8 3.3 Peppermint
Copper 0.329 0.149 Peppermint
Zinc 1.11 1.07 Peppermint
Starch
Phosphorus 73 58 Peppermint
Sodium 31 56 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 8424 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.086 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.098 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.706 1.313 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.4 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.09 Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 Parsley
Folate 114 152 Parsley
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 0.132 Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.295 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 0.124 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 0.045 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 0.122 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 0.118 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 0.204 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 0.181 Parsley
Methionine 0.053 0.042 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 0.145 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 0.172 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 0.061 Peppermint
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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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/nutrients
  2. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.