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Brussels sprout vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Brussels sprout and Dill

  • Brussels sprout has more Fiber, however Dill is higher in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Dill covers your daily need of Iron 65% more than Brussels sprout.
  • Brussels sprout has 2 times more Fiber than Dill. While Brussels sprout has 3.8g of Fiber, Dill has only 2.1g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Brussels sprouts, raw and Dill weed, fresh.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Calcium +395.2%
Contains more Iron +370.7%
Contains more Magnesium +139.1%
Contains more Potassium +89.7%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Copper +108.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains less Sodium -59%
Contains more Calcium +395.2%
Contains more Iron +370.7%
Contains more Magnesium +139.1%
Contains more Potassium +89.7%
Contains more Zinc +116.7%
Contains more Copper +108.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Dill
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +923.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +145.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 85
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 464% 0% 0% 284% 15% 69% 30% 24% 43% 113% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +139.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +923.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +110.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +28.5%
Contains more Folate +145.9%
Equal in Vitamin C - 85

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Brussels sprout Dill
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Dill Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 4.92g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 3.46g Dill
Fats 0.3g 1.12g Dill
Carbs 8.95g 7.02g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 43kcal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g g Dill
Fiber 3.8g 2.1g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 208mg Dill
Iron 1.4mg 6.59mg Dill
Magnesium 23mg 55mg Dill
Phosphorus 69mg 66mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 25mg 61mg Brussels sprout
Zinc 0.42mg 0.91mg Dill
Copper 0.07mg 0.146mg Dill
Vitamin A 754IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E 0.88mg mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 85mg
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.058mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 1.57mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.185mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.068mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine 0.152mg 0.159mg Dill
Lysine 0.154mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine 0.032mg 0.011mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.065mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.154mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.071mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.06g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.095g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Dill
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet Equal
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
81
Brussels sprout
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
65
Dill

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
20%
Brussels sprout
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
7%
Dill
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
5%
Dill

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/nutrients
  2. Dill - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172233/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.