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Parsley nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Parsley, fresh
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Parsley

Parsley
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high. 32 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 36
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 3.03 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 tbsp (3.8 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. -11.1 (alkaline)
Oxalates ⓘ https://www.researchgate.net/publication/280642641 156mg
TOP 9% Iron ⓘHigher in Iron content than 91% of foods
TOP 10% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 90% of foods
TOP 10% Vitamin A ⓘHigher in Vitamin A content than 90% of foods
TOP 11% Potassium ⓘHigher in Potassium content than 89% of foods
TOP 16% Calcium ⓘHigher in Calcium content than 84% of foods

Parsley calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 36
Calories in 1 cup chopped 22 60 g
Calories in 1 tbsp 1 3.8 g
Calories in 10 sprigs 4 10 g

Parsley Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
32

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50% 21% 1% 7%
Calcium: 138 mg of 1,000 mg 14%
Iron: 6.2 mg of 8 mg 78%
Magnesium: 50 mg of 420 mg 12%
Phosphorus: 58 mg of 700 mg 8%
Potassium: 554 mg of 3,400 mg 16%
Sodium: 56 mg of 2,300 mg 2%
Zinc: 1.07 mg of 11 mg 10%
Copper: 0.149 mg of 1 mg 17%
Manganese: 0.16 mg of 2 mg 7%
Selenium: 0.1 µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: 12.8 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
6.2 mg
TOP 9%
Potassium
554 mg
TOP 11%
Calcium
138 mg
TOP 16%
Magnesium
50 mg
TOP 22%
Copper
0.149 mg
TOP 37%
Zinc
1.07 mg
TOP 52%
Manganese
0.16 mg
TOP 55%
Sodium
56 mg
TOP 68%
Phosphorus
58 mg
TOP 75%
Choline
12.8 mg
TOP 83%
Selenium
0.1 µg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 8424 IU of 5,000 IU 168%
Vitamin E : 0.75 mg of 15 mg 5%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 133 mg of 90 mg 148%
Vitamin B1: 0.086 mg of 1 mg 7%
Vitamin B2: 0.098 mg of 1 mg 8%
Vitamin B3: 1.313 mg of 16 mg 8%
Vitamin B5: 0.4 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.09 mg of 1 mg 7%
Folate: 152 µg of 400 µg 38%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1640 µg of 120 µg 1,367%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
8424 IU
TOP 10%
Vitamin C
133 mg
TOP 10%
Folate
152 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin K
1640 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin E
0.75 mg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B1
0.086 mg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B3
1.313 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B5
0.4 mg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B6
0.09 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B2
0.098 mg
TOP 69%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

3% 7% 86% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 6%
2.97 g of 50 g
6%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.79 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
6.33 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
87.71 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
2.2 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 49% 35% 26% 23% 26% 12% 25% 29% 27%
Tryptophan: 45 mg of 280 mg 16%
Threonine: 122 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Isoleucine: 118 mg of 1,400 mg 8%
Leucine: 204 mg of 2,730 mg 7%
Lysine: 181 mg of 2,100 mg 9%
Methionine: 42 mg of 1,050 mg 4%
Phenylalanine: 145 mg of 1,750 mg 8%
Valine: 172 mg of 1,820 mg 9%
Histidine: 61 mg of 700 mg 9%

Fat type information

24% 54% 23%
Saturated Fat: 0.132 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.124 g

Fiber content ratio for Parsley

13% 52% 34%
Sugar: 0.85 g
Fiber: 3.3 g
Other: 2.18 g

All nutrients for Parsley per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 36kcal 2% 92% 1.3 times less than OrangeOrange
Protein 2.97g 7% 71% 1.1 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.79g 1% 77% 42.2 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 133mg 148% 10% 2.5 times more than LemonLemon
Net carbs 3.03g N/A 63% 17.9 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 6.33g 2% 57% 4.5 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 6.2mg 78% 9% 2.4 times more than BeefBeef
Calcium 138mg 14% 16% 1.1 times more than MilkMilk
Potassium 554mg 16% 11% 3.8 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 50mg 12% 22% 2.8 times less than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 0.85g N/A 67% 10.6 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 3.3g 13% 25% 1.4 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.15mg 17% 37% Equal to ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 1.07mg 10% 52% 5.9 times less than BeefBeef
Phosphorus 58mg 8% 75% 3.1 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 56mg 2% 68% 8.8 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 8424IU 168% 10% 2 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 421µg 47% 22%
Vitamin E 0.75mg 5% 50% 1.9 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 0.1µg 0% 96%
Manganese 0.16mg 7% 55%
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 7% 53% 3.1 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.1mg 8% 69% 1.3 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 1.31mg 8% 65% 7.3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.4mg 8% 65% 2.8 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 7% 67% 1.3 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 1640µg 1367% 41% 16.1 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Folate 152µg 38% 20% 2.5 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Saturated Fat 0.13g 1% 80% 44.7 times less than BeefBeef
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g N/A 75% 33.2 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.12g N/A 83% 380.4 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.05mg 0% 87% 6.8 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.12mg 0% 88% 5.9 times less than BeefBeef
Isoleucine 0.12mg 0% 89% 7.7 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.2mg 0% 89% 11.9 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.18mg 0% 86% 2.5 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.04mg 0% 90% 2.3 times less than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.15mg 0% 88% 4.6 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.17mg 0% 88% 11.8 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.06mg 0% 90% 12.3 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 36
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
2%
Sodium 56mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 6g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 138mg 14%

Iron 6mg 75%

Potassium 554mg 16%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Parsley nutrition infographic

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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. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/nutrients

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