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Garden cress vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garden cress and Dill different?

  • Dill is higher than Garden cress in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium, and Zinc.
  • Dill covers your daily need of Iron 66% more than Garden cress.

Cress, garden, raw and Dill weed, fresh types were used in this article.

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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 more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -77%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +156.8%
Contains more Iron +406.9%
Contains more Magnesium +44.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Zinc +295.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 25% 49% 28% 33% 54% 2% 7% 57%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains more Phosphorus +15.2%
Contains less Sodium -77%
Contains more Copper +16.4%
Contains more Calcium +156.8%
Contains more Iron +406.9%
Contains more Magnesium +44.7%
Contains more Potassium +21.8%
Contains more Zinc +295.7%

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 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64%
Contains more Folate +87.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 1355%
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 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64%
Contains more Folate +87.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden cress Dill Opinion
Net carbs 4.4g 4.92g Dill
Protein 2.6g 3.46g Dill
Fats 0.7g 1.12g Dill
Carbs 5.5g 7.02g Dill
Calories 32kcal 43kcal Dill
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.4g g Dill
Fiber 1.1g 2.1g Dill
Calcium 81mg 208mg Dill
Iron 1.3mg 6.59mg Dill
Magnesium 38mg 55mg Dill
Phosphorus 76mg 66mg Garden cress
Potassium 606mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 14mg 61mg Garden cress
Zinc 0.23mg 0.91mg Dill
Copper 0.17mg 0.146mg Garden cress
Vitamin A 6917IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E 0.7mg mg Garden cress
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 69mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.08mg 0.058mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1mg 1.57mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.242mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.247mg 0.185mg Garden cress
Folate 80µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 541.9µg µg Garden cress
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Dill
Threonine mg 0.068mg Dill
Isoleucine mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine mg 0.159mg Dill
Lysine mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine mg 0.011mg Dill
Phenylalanine mg 0.065mg Dill
Valine mg 0.154mg Dill
Histidine mg 0.071mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.06g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228g 0.095g Garden cress

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garden cress 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
187
Garden cress
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garden cress
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
16%
Garden cress
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
7%
Dill
Fats
3%
Garden cress
5%
Dill

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden cress
Garden cress contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.037g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.4g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in minerals
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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.