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Dill seeds vs. Cumin — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Dill seeds and Cumin

  • Dill seeds have more Calcium, Fiber, and Vitamin C, however, Cumin is richer in Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cumin covers your daily Iron needs 625% more than Dill seeds.
  • Cumin has 3 times less Vitamin C than Dill seeds. Dill seeds have 21mg of Vitamin C, while Cumin has 7.7mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, dill seed and Spices, cumin seed.

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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 more Calcium +62.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Selenium +132.7%
Contains more Iron +306.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.1%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Contains more Copper +11.2%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Equal in Zinc - 4.8
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 455% 613% 183% 119% 105% 3% 142% 260% 240% 66%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 280% 2489% 262% 214% 158% 22% 131% 289% 435% 29%
Contains more Calcium +62.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Selenium +132.7%
Contains more Iron +306.4%
Contains more Magnesium +43%
Contains more Phosphorus +80.1%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Contains more Copper +11.2%
Contains more Manganese +81.8%
Equal in Zinc - 4.8

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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Cumin
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2296.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74%
Equal in Folate - 10
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 70% 105% 66% 53% 0% 58% 8% 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 77% 67% 0% 26% 157% 76% 86% 0% 101% 8% 0% 14% 14%
Contains more Vitamin C +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +2296.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +63.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +74%
Equal in Folate - 10

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +24.7%
Contains more Protein +11.5%
Contains more Fats +53.2%
Contains more Other +15.3%
Equal in Water - 8.06
16% 15% 55% 8% 7%
Protein: 15.98 g
Fats: 14.54 g
Carbs: 55.17 g
Water: 7.7 g
Other: 6.61 g
18% 22% 44% 8% 8%
Protein: 17.81 g
Fats: 22.27 g
Carbs: 44.24 g
Water: 8.06 g
Other: 7.62 g
Contains more Carbs +24.7%
Contains more Protein +11.5%
Contains more Fats +53.2%
Contains more Other +15.3%
Equal in Water - 8.06

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +49.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +224.7%
7% 84% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.41 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.01 g
8% 74% 17%
Saturated Fat: 1.535 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 14.04 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 3.279 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +49.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +224.7%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill seeds Cumin Opinion
Net carbs 34.07g 33.74g Dill seeds
Protein 15.98g 17.81g Cumin
Fats 14.54g 22.27g Cumin
Carbs 55.17g 44.24g Dill seeds
Calories 305kcal 375kcal Cumin
Sugar 2.25g Dill seeds
Fiber 21.1g 10.5g Dill seeds
Calcium 1516mg 931mg Dill seeds
Iron 16.33mg 66.36mg Cumin
Magnesium 256mg 366mg Cumin
Phosphorus 277mg 499mg Cumin
Potassium 1186mg 1788mg Cumin
Sodium 20mg 168mg Dill seeds
Zinc 5.2mg 4.8mg Dill seeds
Copper 0.78mg 0.867mg Cumin
Manganese 1.833mg 3.333mg Cumin
Selenium 12.1µg 5.2µg Dill seeds
Vitamin A 53IU 1270IU Cumin
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 64µg Cumin
Vitamin E 3.33mg Cumin
Vitamin C 21mg 7.7mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B1 0.418mg 0.628mg Cumin
Vitamin B2 0.284mg 0.327mg Cumin
Vitamin B3 2.807mg 4.579mg Cumin
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.435mg Cumin
Folate 10µg 10µg
Choline 24.7mg Cumin
Vitamin K 5.4µg Cumin
Threonine 0.575mg Dill seeds
Isoleucine 0.767mg Dill seeds
Leucine 0.925mg Dill seeds
Lysine 1.038mg Dill seeds
Methionine 0.143mg Dill seeds
Phenylalanine 0.67mg Dill seeds
Valine 1.12mg Dill seeds
Histidine 0.32mg Dill seeds
Saturated Fat 0.73g 1.535g Dill seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 9.41g 14.04g Cumin
Polyunsaturated fat 1.01g 3.279g Cumin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dill seeds Cumin
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
28%
Dill seeds
48%
Cumin
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
218%
Dill seeds
431%
Cumin

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 148mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.805g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cumin
Cumin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Dill seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170925/nutrients
  2. Cumin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170923/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.