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Bay leaf vs. Dried dill weed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Bay leaf and Dried dill weed

  • Bay leaf has more Manganese, Fiber, and Vitamin B2, while Dried dill weed has more Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Bay leaf's daily need coverage for Manganese is 183% higher.
  • Dried dill weed contains 10 times less Saturated Fat than Bay leaf. Bay leaf contains 2.28g of Saturated Fat, while Dried dill weed contains 0.234g.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, bay leaf and Spices, dill weed, dried.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains more Manganese +106.8%
Contains more Calcium +113.9%
Contains more Iron +13.4%
Contains more Magnesium +275.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.5%
Contains more Potassium +525.3%
Contains more Copper +17.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 251% 1613% 86% 49% 47% 3% 101% 139% 1066% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 536% 1830% 323% 233% 292% 28% 90% 164% 516% 0%
Contains less Sodium -88.9%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains more Manganese +106.8%
Contains more Calcium +113.9%
Contains more Iron +13.4%
Contains more Magnesium +275.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +380.5%
Contains more Potassium +525.3%
Contains more Copper +17.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Equal in Vitamin A - 5850
Equal in Vitamin C - 50
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 1.71
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 372% 0% 0% 155% 3% 98% 38% 0% 402% 135% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 351% 0% 0% 167% 105% 66% 53% 0% 395% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40%
Equal in Vitamin A - 5850
Equal in Vitamin C - 50
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 1.71

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +91.7%
Contains more Carbs +34.3%
Contains more Protein +162.3%
Contains more Water +34.2%
Contains more Other +247%
8% 8% 75% 5% 4%
Protein: 7.61 g
Fats: 8.36 g
Carbs: 74.97 g
Water: 5.44 g
Other: 3.62 g
20% 4% 56% 7% 13%
Protein: 19.96 g
Fats: 4.36 g
Carbs: 55.82 g
Water: 7.3 g
Other: 12.56 g
Contains more Fats +91.7%
Contains more Carbs +34.3%
Contains more Protein +162.3%
Contains more Water +34.2%
Contains more Other +247%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%
37% 26% 37%
Saturated Fat: 2.28 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.64 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.29 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.234 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Bay leaf Dried dill weed
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bay leaf Dried dill weed Opinion
Net carbs 48.67g 42.22g Bay leaf
Protein 7.61g 19.96g Dried dill weed
Fats 8.36g 4.36g Bay leaf
Carbs 74.97g 55.82g Bay leaf
Calories 313kcal 253kcal Bay leaf
Fiber 26.3g 13.6g Bay leaf
Calcium 834mg 1784mg Dried dill weed
Iron 43mg 48.78mg Dried dill weed
Magnesium 120mg 451mg Dried dill weed
Phosphorus 113mg 543mg Dried dill weed
Potassium 529mg 3308mg Dried dill weed
Sodium 23mg 208mg Bay leaf
Zinc 3.7mg 3.3mg Bay leaf
Copper 0.416mg 0.49mg Dried dill weed
Manganese 8.167mg 3.95mg Bay leaf
Selenium 2.8µg Bay leaf
Vitamin A 6185IU 5850IU Bay leaf
Vitamin A RAE 309µg 293µg Bay leaf
Vitamin C 46.5mg 50mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B1 0.009mg 0.418mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B2 0.421mg 0.284mg Bay leaf
Vitamin B3 2.005mg 2.807mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B6 1.74mg 1.71mg Bay leaf
Folate 180µg Bay leaf
Saturated Fat 2.28g 0.234g Dried dill weed
Monounsaturated Fat 1.64g Bay leaf
Polyunsaturated fat 2.29g Bay leaf

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bay leaf Dried dill weed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
92%
Bay leaf
87%
Dried dill weed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
337%
Bay leaf
401%
Dried dill weed

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.046g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bay leaf
Bay leaf contains less Sodium (difference - 185mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Bay leaf - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170917/nutrients
  2. Dried dill weed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171322/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.