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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 RAE, 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 Calcium +307.8%
Contains more Iron +266.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +152.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 68% 58% 20% 34% 28% 10% 60%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains more Magnesium +47.3%
Contains more Copper +22.6%
Contains more Calcium +307.8%
Contains more Iron +266.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +43.5%
Contains more Potassium +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +152.8%

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 A +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 367% 38% 0% 100% 10% 21% 8% 11% 23% 11% 0% 2075%
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 A +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +183.3%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chard Dill Opinion
Net carbs 2.14g 4.92g Dill
Protein 1.8g 3.46g Dill
Fats 0.2g 1.12g Dill
Carbs 3.74g 7.02g Dill
Calories 19kcal 43kcal Dill
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.1g g Dill
Fiber 1.6g 2.1g Dill
Calcium 51mg 208mg Dill
Iron 1.8mg 6.59mg Dill
Magnesium 81mg 55mg Chard
Phosphorus 46mg 66mg Dill
Potassium 379mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 213mg 61mg Dill
Zinc 0.36mg 0.91mg Dill
Copper 0.179mg 0.146mg Chard
Vitamin A 6116IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E 1.89mg mg Chard
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 30mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.058mg Dill
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.57mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.099mg 0.185mg Dill
Folate 14µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 830µg µg Chard
Tryptophan 0.017mg 0.014mg Chard
Threonine 0.083mg 0.068mg Chard
Isoleucine 0.147mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine 0.13mg 0.159mg Dill
Lysine 0.099mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine 0.019mg 0.011mg Chard
Phenylalanine 0.11mg 0.065mg Chard
Valine 0.11mg 0.154mg Dill
Histidine 0.036mg 0.071mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0.06g Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.04g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.07g 0.095g Dill

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chard Dill
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
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
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

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?
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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.

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.