Parsley vs Mint: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

Parsley - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Mint - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Parsley

At first glance, you can see that in parsley is less calories than in mint.

Parsley has 36 kcal per 100g and mint 44 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 22%.

In parsley and in mint most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare parsley with mint in details.

Parsley And Mint Nutrition Difference

Mint vs Parsley: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gParsleyMint
Calories36 44
Carbohydrates6.33 g8.41 g
Fat0.8 g0.73 g
Dietary fiber3.3 g6.8 g
Protein2.97 g3.29 g
Calcium138 mg199 mg
Iron6.2 mg11.87 mg
Magnessium50 mg63 mg
Potassium554 mg458 mg
Sodium56 mg30 mg
Zink1.07 mg1.09 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.086 mg0.078 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.098 mg0.175 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.313 mg0.948 mg
Vitaminium B60.09 mg0.158 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)152 mg105 mg
Vitaminium C133 mg13.3 mg

Less protein in parsley

It is aslo easy to see see that in parsley is less protein than in mint.

There is 3.29g per 100g of mint and 2.97g per 100g of parsley so using simple math we can see that difference is about 11%.

Less carbohydrates in parsley

In parsley is less carbohydrates than in mint.

There is 8.41g/100g of carbohydrates in mint and 6.33g/100g in parsley so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 33%.

More fat in parsley

In parsley is more fats than in mint.

The tables above show us that there is 0.73g/100g of fats in mint and 0.8g/100g in parsley. In this case difference is about 10%.


  • Calories36
  • Carbohydrates6.33 g
  • Fat0.8 g
  • Dietary fiber3.3 g
  • Protein2.97 g
Parsley calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | tablespoon | bunch | chopped cup | spring

Calories source

  • 57% CARBS.
  • 27% PROTEIN
  • 16% FAT


  • Calories44
  • Carbohydrates8.41 g
  • Fat0.73 g
  • Dietary fiber6.8 g
  • Protein3.29 g
Mint calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | tablespoon | bunch

Calories source

  • 63% CARBS
  • 25% PROTEIN
  • 12% FAT

Vitamins: mint vs parsley

Minerals: parsley vs mint

Marcin Piotrowicz
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Healthy diet and healthy lifestyle promoter

All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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