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Chard vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chard and Dill

  • Chard has less Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin A, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B6.
  • Dill's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 61% more.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chard, swiss, 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
Chard
2
:
6
Dill
Contains more Magnesium +47.3%
Contains more Copper +22.6%
Contains more Iron +266.1%
Contains more Calcium +307.8%
Contains more Potassium +94.7%
Contains more Zinc +152.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 16% 34% 58% 60% 10% 20% 28%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Contains more Magnesium +47.3%
Contains more Copper +22.6%
Contains more Iron +266.1%
Contains more Calcium +307.8%
Contains more Potassium +94.7%
Contains more Zinc +152.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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
Chard
2
:
8
Dill
Contains more Vitamin C +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.9%
Contains more Folate +971.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 100% 367% 38% 0% 10% 21% 8% 11% 23% 0% 2075% 11%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 464% 0% 0% 15% 69% 30% 24% 43% 0% 0% 113%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +228.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86.9%
Contains more Folate +971.4%

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
222
Chard
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
36
Chard
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
11%
Chard
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
4%
Chard
7%
Dill
Fats
1%
Chard
5%
Dill

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.
Chard Dill
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Chard Dill
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dill
Dill contains less Sodium (difference - 152mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chard Dill Opinion
Calories 19 43 Dill
Protein 1.8 3.46 Dill
Fats 0.2 1.12 Dill
Vitamin C 30 85 Dill
Carbs 3.74 7.02 Dill
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 6.59 Dill
Calcium 51 208 Dill
Potassium 379 738 Dill
Magnesium 81 55 Chard
Sugar 1.1 Dill
Fiber 1.6 2.1 Dill
Copper 0.179 0.146 Chard
Zinc 0.36 0.91 Dill
Starch
Phosphorus 46 66 Dill
Sodium 213 61 Dill
Vitamin A 6116 7718 Dill
Vitamin E 1.89 Chard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.058 Dill
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.296 Dill
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.57 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.172 0.397 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.099 0.185 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 830 Chard
Folate 14 150 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.06 Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.04 0.802 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.07 0.095 Dill
Tryptophan 0.017 0.014 Chard
Threonine 0.083 0.068 Chard
Isoleucine 0.147 0.195 Dill
Leucine 0.13 0.159 Dill
Lysine 0.099 0.246 Dill
Methionine 0.019 0.011 Chard
Phenylalanine 0.11 0.065 Chard
Valine 0.11 0.154 Dill
Histidine 0.036 0.071 Dill
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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. Chard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169991/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.