Mayonnaise vs. Parsley

Nutrition comparison of Mayonnaise and Parsley


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of mayonnaise versus parsley (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in mayonnaise and parsley:

  • Both parsley and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K.
  • Parsley has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.
  • Parsley is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium, dietary fiber, iron and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of mayonnaise and parsley is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Parsley (Parsley, fresh) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Mayonnaise is high in calories and parsley has 95% less calories than mayonnaise - parsley has 36 calories per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 680 calories.

Mayonnaise Parsley
Protein ~ 33%
Carbohydrates ~ 67%
Fat 99% ~
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Parsley and mayonnaise contain similar amounts carbs - parsley has 6.3g of total carbs per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Parsley is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has more dietary fiber than mayonnaise - parsley has 3.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

sugar

Parsley and mayonnaise contain similar amounts of sugar - parsley has 0.85g of sugar per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.57g of sugar.



Protein

protein

Parsley has 209% more protein than mayonnaise - parsley has 3g of protein per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.96g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Mayonnaise is high in saturated fat and parsley has 99% less saturated fat than mayonnaise - parsley has 0.13g of saturated fat per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 11.7g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Both mayonnaise and parsley are low in trans fat - mayonnaise has 0.19g of trans fat per 100 grams and parsley does not contain significant amounts.

cholesterol

Parsley has less cholesterol than mayonnaise - mayonnaise has 42mg of cholesterol per 100 grams and parsley does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Parsley is an excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than mayonnaise - parsley has 133mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and mayonnaise does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin A

Parsley is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 25 times more Vitamin A than mayonnaise - parsley has 421ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 16ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin D

Mayonnaise has more Vitamin D than parsley - mayonnaise has 7iu of Vitamin D per 100 grams and parsley does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamin E

Mayonnaise has 337% more Vitamin E than parsley - parsley has 0.75mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 3.3mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Both parsley and mayonnaise are high in Vitamin K. Parsley has 906% more Vitamin K than mayonnaise - parsley has 1640ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 163ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Parsley has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate, however, mayonnaise contains more Vitamin B12.

Mayonnaise Parsley
Thiamin 0.01 MG 0.086 MG
Riboflavin 0.019 MG 0.098 MG
Niacin ~ 1.313 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.172 MG 0.4 MG
Vitamin B6 0.008 MG 0.09 MG
Folate 5 UG 152 UG
Vitamin B12 0.12 UG ~

Minerals

calcium

Parsley is an excellent source of calcium and it has 16 times more calcium than mayonnaise - parsley has 138mg of calcium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 8mg of calcium.

iron

Parsley is an excellent source of iron and it has 28 times more iron than mayonnaise - parsley has 6.2mg of iron per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 0.21mg of iron.

potassium

Parsley is an excellent source of potassium and it has 26 times more potassium than mayonnaise - parsley has 554mg of potassium per 100 grams and mayonnaise has 20mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Mayonnaise Parsley
beta-carotene 6 UG 5054 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 12 UG 5561 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than parsley per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Parsley
alpha linoleic acid 5.456 G 0.008 G
DHA 0.005 G ~
Total 5.461 G 0.008 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, mayonnaise has more linoleic acid than parsley per 100 grams.

Mayonnaise Parsley
other omega 6 0.125 G ~
linoleic acid 39.146 G 0.115 G
Total 39.271 G 0.115 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Mayonnaise (Salad dressing, mayonnaise, regular) and Parsley (Parsley, fresh) .

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