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Cayenne pepper vs. Dried parsely — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cayenne pepper and Dried parsely

  • Cayenne pepper has more Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6, however, Dried parsely is richer in Vitamin K, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin C.
  • Dried parsely covers your daily Vitamin K needs 1066% more than Cayenne pepper.
  • Dried parsely has 21 times less Vitamin A RAE than Cayenne pepper. Cayenne pepper has 2081µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Dried parsely has 97µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Spices, parsley, dried.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +670.3%
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +163.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +119.4%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Contains more Manganese +390.5%
Contains more Selenium +60.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 342% 827% 286% 187% 237% 59% 149% 260% 1280% 77%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Contains more Calcium +670.3%
Contains more Iron +182.6%
Contains more Magnesium +163.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +48.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +119.4%
Contains more Copper +109.1%
Contains more Manganese +390.5%
Contains more Selenium +60.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +2046%
Contains more Vitamin E +232.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Folate +69.8%
Contains more Choline +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1593%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 117% 180% 0% 417% 50% 550% 187% 64% 208% 135% 0% 53% 3399%
Contains more Vitamin A +2046%
Contains more Vitamin E +232.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +67.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +63.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +159.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.3%
Contains more Folate +69.8%
Contains more Choline +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1593%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +215.1%
Contains more Carbs +11.8%
Contains more Water +36.7%
Contains more Protein +121.7%
Contains more Other +88.1%
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
27% 5% 51% 6% 11%
Protein: 26.63 g
Fats: 5.48 g
Carbs: 50.64 g
Water: 5.89 g
Other: 11.36 g
Contains more Fats +215.1%
Contains more Carbs +11.8%
Contains more Water +36.7%
Contains more Protein +121.7%
Contains more Other +88.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +261.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +167.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.7%
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
26% 14% 59%
Saturated Fat: 1.378 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.761 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.124 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +261.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +167.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -57.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cayenne pepper Dried parsely
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Dried parsely Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 23.94g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 26.63g Dried parsely
Fats 17.27g 5.48g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 50.64g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 292kcal Cayenne pepper
Fructose 0.42g Dried parsely
Sugar 10.34g 7.27g Dried parsely
Fiber 27.2g 26.7g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 1140mg Dried parsely
Iron 7.8mg 22.04mg Dried parsely
Magnesium 152mg 400mg Dried parsely
Phosphorus 293mg 436mg Dried parsely
Potassium 2014mg 2683mg Dried parsely
Sodium 30mg 452mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 5.44mg Dried parsely
Copper 0.373mg 0.78mg Dried parsely
Manganese 2mg 9.81mg Dried parsely
Selenium 8.8µg 14.1µg Dried parsely
Vitamin A 41610IU 1939IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 2081µg 97µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 8.96mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4mg 125mg Dried parsely
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.196mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 2.383mg Dried parsely
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 9.943mg Dried parsely
Vitamin B5 1.062mg Dried parsely
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.9mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 180µg Dried parsely
Choline 51.5mg 97.1mg Dried parsely
Vitamin K 80.3µg 1359.5µg Dried parsely
Tryptophan 0.475mg Dried parsely
Threonine 1.193mg Dried parsely
Isoleucine 1.546mg Dried parsely
Leucine 2.794mg Dried parsely
Lysine 2.098mg Dried parsely
Methionine 0.596mg Dried parsely
Phenylalanine 1.712mg Dried parsely
Valine 2.021mg Dried parsely
Histidine 0.718mg Dried parsely
Saturated Fat 3.26g 1.378g Dried parsely
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.761g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 3.124g Cayenne pepper
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 1.248g Dried parsely
Omega-6 - Gamma-linoleic acid 0.016g Dried parsely
Omega-3 - ALA 1.86g Dried parsely

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cayenne pepper Dried parsely
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
360%
Cayenne pepper
412%
Dried parsely
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Cayenne pepper
370%
Dried parsely

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dried parsely
Dried parsely is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried parsely
Dried parsely is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.882g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried parsely
Dried parsely is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried parsely
Dried parsely is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried parsely
Dried parsely is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 422mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Dried parsely - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170930/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.