Parsley vs Thyme: All Nutritional Differences

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

Parsley - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Thyme - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Less Calories in Parsley

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

Parsley has 36 kcal per 100g and thyme 101 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 181%.

In parsley and in thyme most calories came from carbs.

See tables below to compare parsley with thyme in details.

Parsley And Thyme Nutrition Difference

Thyme vs Parsley: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison

per 100gParsleyThyme
Calories36 101
Carbohydrates6.33 g24.45 g
Fat0.8 g1.68 g
Dietary fiber3.3 g14 g
Protein2.97 g5.56 g
Calcium138 mg405 mg
Iron6.2 mg17.45 mg
Magnessium50 mg160 mg
Potassium554 mg609 mg
Sodium56 mg9 mg
Zink1.07 mg1.81 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.086 mg0.48 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.098 mg0.471 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)1.313 mg1.824 mg
Vitaminium B50.4 mg0.409 mg
Vitaminium B60.09 mg0.348 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)152 mg45 mg
Beta karoten5054 mg2851 mg

Less protein in parsley

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

There is 5.56g per 100g of thyme and 2.97g per 100g of parsley so using simple math we can see that difference is about 87%.

Less carbohydrates in parsley

In parsley is less carbohydrates than in thyme.

There is 24.45g/100g of carbohydrates in thyme and 6.33g/100g in parsley so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 286%.

Less fat in parsley

In parsley is less fats than in thyme.

The tables above show us that there is 1.68g/100g of fats in thyme and 0.8g/100g in parsley. In this case difference is about 110%.


  • 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


  • Calories101
  • Carbohydrates24.45 g
  • Fat1.68 g
  • Dietary fiber14 g
  • Protein5.56 g
Thyme calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | tablespoon | cup | half cup

Calories source

  • 72% CARBS
  • 16% PROTEIN
  • 11% FAT

Vitamins: thyme vs parsley

Minerals: parsley vs thyme

Marcin Piotrowicz
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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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