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Jalapeño vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Jalapeño and Parsley?

  • Jalapeño is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , while Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin C, Calcium, Copper, and Potassium.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 1351% higher.
  • Parsley has 5 times less Vitamin E than Jalapeño. Jalapeño has 3.58mg of Vitamin E , while Parsley has 0.75mg.

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

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 E +377.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +681.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27%
Contains more Vitamin K +8764.9%
Contains more Folate +463%
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 E +377.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +365.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +681.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +115%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +27%
Contains more Vitamin K +8764.9%
Contains more Folate +463%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.313

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.
Jalapeño Parsley
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 Jalapeño Parsley Opinion
Calories 29kcal 36kcal Parsley
Protein 0.91g 2.97g Parsley
Fats 0.37g 0.79g Parsley
Vitamin C 118.6mg 133mg Parsley
Net carbs 3.7g 3.03g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 6.33g Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.25mg 6.2mg Parsley
Calcium 12mg 138mg Parsley
Potassium 248mg 554mg Parsley
Magnesium 15mg 50mg Parsley
Sugar 4.12g 0.85g Parsley
Fiber 2.8g 3.3g Parsley
Copper 0.046mg 0.149mg Parsley
Zinc 0.14mg 1.07mg Parsley
Starch g g
Phosphorus 26mg 58mg Parsley
Sodium 3mg 56mg Jalapeño
Vitamin A 1078IU 8424IU Parsley
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.75mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.098mg Parsley
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 1.313mg Parsley
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.09mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 1640µg Parsley
Folate 27µg 152µg Parsley
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.132g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.295g Parsley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.124g Parsley
Tryptophan mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine mg 0.122mg Parsley
Isoleucine mg 0.118mg Parsley
Leucine mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine mg 0.181mg Parsley
Methionine mg 0.042mg Parsley
Phenylalanine mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine mg 0.061mg Parsley
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño Parsley
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
64
Jalapeño
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
6%
Parsley
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
4%
Parsley

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.