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Sun-dried tomato vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Sun-dried tomato and Parsley

  • Sun-dried tomato has more Copper, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Manganese, however Parsley is higher in Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Folate.
  • Parsley covers your daily need of Iron 44% more than Sun-dried tomato.
  • Sun-dried tomato has 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Parsley. While Sun-dried tomato has 0.383mg of Vitamin B2, Parsley has only 0.098mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained 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 Magnesium +62%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.7%
Contains more Potassium +182.5%
Contains more Copper +217.4%
Contains more Calcium +193.6%
Contains more Iron +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 101% 58% 60% 139% 35% 22% 158%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Contains more Magnesium +62%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.7%
Contains more Potassium +182.5%
Contains more Copper +217.4%
Contains more Calcium +193.6%
Contains more Iron +131.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.2%

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 B1 +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +555.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +30.6%
Contains more Folate +560.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 78% 0% 0% 340% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 18% 0% 0%
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 B1 +124.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +254.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +555.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +30.6%
Contains more Folate +560.9%

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.
Sun-dried tomato Parsley
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sun-dried tomato Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 17.53g 3.03g Sun-dried tomato
Protein 5.06g 2.97g Sun-dried tomato
Fats 14.08g 0.79g Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 23.33g 6.33g Sun-dried tomato
Calories 213kcal 36kcal Sun-dried tomato
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.85g Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 5.8g 3.3g Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 47mg 138mg Parsley
Iron 2.68mg 6.2mg Parsley
Magnesium 81mg 50mg Sun-dried tomato
Phosphorus 139mg 58mg Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 1565mg 554mg Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 266mg 56mg Parsley
Zinc 0.78mg 1.07mg Parsley
Copper 0.473mg 0.149mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin A 1286IU 8424IU Parsley
Vitamin E mg 0.75mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 101.8mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.193mg 0.086mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.383mg 0.098mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 3.63mg 1.313mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.479mg 0.4mg Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.319mg 0.09mg Sun-dried tomato
Folate 23µg 152µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1640µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine 0.128mg 0.122mg Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.121mg 0.118mg Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.185mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine 0.186mg 0.181mg Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.044mg 0.042mg Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.131mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine 0.13mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine 0.077mg 0.061mg Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.893g 0.132g Parsley
Monounsaturated Fat 8.663g 0.295g Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 2.06g 0.124g Sun-dried tomato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Sun-dried tomato Parsley
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
62
Sun-dried tomato
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
73
Sun-dried tomato
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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
23%
Sun-dried tomato
6%
Parsley
Fats
65%
Sun-dried tomato
4%
Parsley

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sodium (difference - 210mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsley
Parsley is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.761g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $2.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.