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Dill seeds vs. Spearmint — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Dill seeds and Spearmint

  • Dill seeds have more Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1, while Spearmint have more Folate.
  • Dill seeds' daily need coverage for Calcium is 132% higher.
  • Spearmint contains 5 times less Vitamin B1 than Dill seeds. Dill seeds contain 0.418mg of Vitamin B1, while Spearmint contains 0.078mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Spices, dill seed and Spearmint, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +661.8%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Magnesium +306.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +361.7%
Contains more Potassium +159%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +377.1%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Manganese +64%
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 60% 446% 45% 26% 41% 4% 30% 80% 146% 0%
Contains more Calcium +661.8%
Contains more Iron +37.6%
Contains more Magnesium +306.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +361.7%
Contains more Potassium +159%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +377.1%
Contains more Copper +225%
Contains more Manganese +64%

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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Contains more Vitamin C +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7549.1%
Contains more Folate +950%
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 244% 0% 0% 45% 20% 41% 18% 15% 37% 79% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +435.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +196.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +7549.1%
Contains more Folate +950%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +385.7%
Contains more Fats +1891.8%
Contains more Carbs +556%
Contains more Other +227.2%
Contains more Water +1011%
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
3% 8% 86% 2%
Protein: 3.29 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 8.41 g
Water: 85.55 g
Other: 2.02 g
Contains more Protein +385.7%
Contains more Fats +1891.8%
Contains more Carbs +556%
Contains more Other +227.2%
Contains more Water +1011%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37540%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +156.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.8%
7% 84% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.41 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.01 g
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.191 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.025 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.394 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +37540%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +156.3%
Contains less Saturated Fat -73.8%

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 Spearmint
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill seeds Spearmint Opinion
Net carbs 34.07g 1.61g Dill seeds
Protein 15.98g 3.29g Dill seeds
Fats 14.54g 0.73g Dill seeds
Carbs 55.17g 8.41g Dill seeds
Calories 305kcal 44kcal Dill seeds
Fiber 21.1g 6.8g Dill seeds
Calcium 1516mg 199mg Dill seeds
Iron 16.33mg 11.87mg Dill seeds
Magnesium 256mg 63mg Dill seeds
Phosphorus 277mg 60mg Dill seeds
Potassium 1186mg 458mg Dill seeds
Sodium 20mg 30mg Dill seeds
Zinc 5.2mg 1.09mg Dill seeds
Copper 0.78mg 0.24mg Dill seeds
Manganese 1.833mg 1.118mg Dill seeds
Selenium 12.1µg Dill seeds
Vitamin A 53IU 4054IU Spearmint
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 203µg Spearmint
Vitamin C 21mg 13.3mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B1 0.418mg 0.078mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B2 0.284mg 0.175mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B3 2.807mg 0.948mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B5 0.25mg Spearmint
Vitamin B6 0.25mg 0.158mg Dill seeds
Folate 10µg 105µg Spearmint
Tryptophan 0.05mg Spearmint
Threonine 0.575mg 0.135mg Dill seeds
Isoleucine 0.767mg 0.135mg Dill seeds
Leucine 0.925mg 0.247mg Dill seeds
Lysine 1.038mg 0.141mg Dill seeds
Methionine 0.143mg 0.046mg Dill seeds
Phenylalanine 0.67mg 0.168mg Dill seeds
Valine 1.12mg 0.164mg Dill seeds
Histidine 0.32mg 0.066mg Dill seeds
Saturated Fat 0.73g 0.191g Spearmint
Monounsaturated Fat 9.41g 0.025g Dill seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.01g 0.394g Dill seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
38%
Spearmint
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
218%
Dill seeds
88%
Spearmint

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spearmint
Spearmint is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.539g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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

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. Spearmint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173475/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.