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Cayenne pepper vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cayenne pepper and Parsley different?

  • Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin E , Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Potassium, while Parsley is higher in Vitamin K, and Vitamin C.
  • Parsley covers your daily need of Vitamin K 1300% more than Cayenne pepper.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 40 times more Vitamin E than Parsley. Cayenne pepper contains 29.83mg of Vitamin E , while Parsley contains 0.75mg.

Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Parsley, fresh 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
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains more Magnesium +204%
Contains more Phosphorus +405.2%
Contains more Potassium +263.5%
Contains less Sodium -46.4%
Contains more Zinc +131.8%
Contains more Copper +150.3%
Equal in Calcium - 138
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Contains more Iron +25.8%
Contains more Magnesium +204%
Contains more Phosphorus +405.2%
Contains more Potassium +263.5%
Contains less Sodium -46.4%
Contains more Zinc +131.8%
Contains more Copper +150.3%
Equal in Calcium - 138

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 A +393.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3877.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +281.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +837.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2622.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.1%
Contains more Folate +43.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1942.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +393.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +3877.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +281.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +837.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +562.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2622.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +74.1%
Contains more Folate +43.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1942.3%

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.
Cayenne pepper Parsley
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 3.03g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 2.97g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 0.79g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 6.33g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 36kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g 0.85g Parsley
Fiber 27.2g 3.3g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 138mg Cayenne pepper
Iron 7.8mg 6.2mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 50mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 58mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 554mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 56mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 1.07mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373mg 0.149mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 8424IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg 0.75mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.086mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.098mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 1.313mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.09mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 152µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg 1640µg 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
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.132g Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.295g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.124g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Parsley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
388
Cayenne pepper
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne 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
72%
Cayenne pepper
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
6%
Parsley
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
4%
Parsley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Sugar (difference - 9.49g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.128g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 26mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
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)
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

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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.