Strawberries vs. Parsley

Nutrition comparison of Strawberries and Parsley


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

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

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

  • Both strawberries and parsley are high in Vitamin C.
  • Parsley has 4.7 times less sugar than strawberry.
  • Parsley has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and folate.
  • Parsley is an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin K, calcium, dietary fiber, iron and potassium.
Detailed nutritional comparison of strawberries 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: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Parsley (Parsley, fresh) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Strawberries and parsley contain similar amounts of calories - strawberry has 32 calories per 100 grams and parsley has 36 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, strawberries is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to parsley per calorie. Strawberries has a macronutrient ratio of 7:85:8 and for parsley, 27:57:17 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Strawberries Parsley
Protein 7% 27%
Carbohydrates 85% 57%
Fat 8% 17%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Strawberries and parsley contain similar amounts carbs - strawberry has 7.7g of total carbs per 100 grams and parsley has 6.3g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Parsley is an excellent source of dietary fiber and it has 65% more dietary fiber than strawberry - strawberry has 2g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and parsley has 3.3g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Parsley has 4.7 times less sugar than strawberry - strawberry has 4.9g of sugar per 100 grams and parsley has 0.85g of sugar.



Protein

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Parsley has 343% more protein than strawberry - strawberry has 0.67g of protein per 100 grams and parsley has 3g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both strawberries and parsley are low in saturated fat - strawberry has 0.02g of saturated fat per 100 grams and parsley has 0.13g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both strawberries and parsley are high in Vitamin C. Parsley has 126% more Vitamin C than strawberry - strawberry has 58.8mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and parsley has 133mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Parsley is an excellent source of Vitamin A and it has 420 times more Vitamin A than strawberry - strawberry has 1ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and parsley has 421ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Strawberries and parsley contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - strawberry has 0.29mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and parsley has 0.75mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Parsley is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 744 times more Vitamin K than strawberry - strawberry has 2.2ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and parsley has 1640ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Parsley has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and folate. Both strawberries and parsley contain significant amounts of Vitamin B6.

Strawberries Parsley
Thiamin 0.024 MG 0.086 MG
Riboflavin 0.022 MG 0.098 MG
Niacin 0.386 MG 1.313 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.125 MG 0.4 MG
Vitamin B6 0.047 MG 0.09 MG
Folate 24 UG 152 UG

Minerals

calcium

Parsley is an excellent source of calcium and it has 763% more calcium than strawberry - strawberry has 16mg of calcium per 100 grams and parsley has 138mg of calcium.

iron

Parsley is an excellent source of iron and it has 14 times more iron than strawberry - strawberry has 0.41mg of iron per 100 grams and parsley has 6.2mg of iron.

potassium

Parsley is an excellent source of potassium and it has 262% more potassium than strawberry - strawberry has 153mg of potassium per 100 grams and parsley has 554mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

flavonoids

Naturally occuring in fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are associated with many health benefits and used in a variety of medicinal and pharmaceutical applications. [2][3]

For specific flavonoid compounds, parsley has more kaempferol, myricetin, apigenin and luteolin than strawberry per 100 grams, however, strawberry contains more quercetin than parsley per 100 grams.

Strawberries Parsley
kaempferol 0.5 mg 1.49 mg
myricetin 0.04 mg 14.84 mg
Quercetin 1.11 mg 0.28 mg
apigenin ~ 215.46 mg
luteolin ~ 1.09 mg

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,

Strawberries Parsley
beta-carotene 7 UG 5054 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 26 UG 5561 UG

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

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

Strawberries Parsley
alpha linoleic acid 0.065 G 0.008 G
Total 0.065 G 0.008 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, both strawberries and parsley contain significant amounts of linoleic acid.

Strawberries Parsley
linoleic acid 0.09 G 0.115 G
Total 0.09 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: Strawberries (Strawberries, raw) and Parsley (Parsley, fresh) .

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