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Chili pepper vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chili pepper and Parsley?

  • Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, while Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, Zinc, Fiber, and Potassium.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1355% higher.
  • Parsley has 6 times less Vitamin B6 than Chili pepper. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Parsley has 0.09mg.

We used Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Parsley, fresh 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 less Sodium -83.9%
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%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Contains less Sodium -83.9%
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%

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 B6 +462.2%
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%
Equal in Vitamin C - 133
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.313
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%
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 B6 +462.2%
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%
Equal in Vitamin C - 133
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.75
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.313

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
66
Chili pepper
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
6%
Parsley
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
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.
Chili pepper Parsley
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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Chili pepper Parsley
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 Chili pepper Parsley Opinion
Calories 40 36 Chili pepper
Protein 1.87 2.97 Parsley
Fats 0.44 0.79 Parsley
Vitamin C 143.7 133 Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81 6.33 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.03 6.2 Parsley
Calcium 14 138 Parsley
Potassium 322 554 Parsley
Magnesium 23 50 Parsley
Sugar 5.3 0.85 Parsley
Fiber 1.5 3.3 Parsley
Copper 0.129 0.149 Parsley
Zinc 0.26 1.07 Parsley
Starch
Phosphorus 43 58 Parsley
Sodium 9 56 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 952 8424 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.69 0.75 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.072 0.086 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.086 0.098 Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.244 1.313 Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.201 0.4 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.506 0.09 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 1640 Parsley
Folate 23 152 Parsley
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.042 0.132 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024 0.295 Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239 0.124 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026 0.045 Parsley
Threonine 0.074 0.122 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.065 0.118 Parsley
Leucine 0.105 0.204 Parsley
Lysine 0.089 0.181 Parsley
Methionine 0.024 0.042 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.062 0.145 Parsley
Valine 0.084 0.172 Parsley
Histidine 0.041 0.061 Parsley
Fructose

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.