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Dill vs Basil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dill and Basil different?

  • Dill is higher in Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin A, Potassium, and Manganese, however Basil is richer in Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Dill is 74% higher.
  • Dill contains 4 times more Vitamin B2 than Basil. While Dill contains 0.296mg of Vitamin B2, Basil contains only 0.076mg.

Dill weed, fresh and Basil, fresh are the varieties 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
Dill
5
:
3
Basil
Contains more Iron +107.9%
Contains more Calcium +17.5%
Contains more Potassium +150.2%
Contains more Zinc +12.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.4%
Contains more Copper +163.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 119% 54% 27% 46% 129% 23% 24% 1%
Contains more Iron +107.9%
Contains more Calcium +17.5%
Contains more Potassium +150.2%
Contains more Zinc +12.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.9%
Contains more Magnesium +16.4%
Contains more Copper +163.7%
Contains less Sodium -93.4%

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
Dill
8
:
2
Basil
Contains more Vitamin C +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Folate +120.6%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 60% 317% 16% 0% 9% 18% 17% 13% 36% 0% 1037% 51%
Contains more Vitamin C +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +70.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +289.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.4%
Contains more Folate +120.6%

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
86
Dill
131
Basil
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
52
Basil

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
21%
Dill
19%
Basil
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
3%
Basil
Fats
5%
Dill
3%
Basil

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

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Dill Basil
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 - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Basil
Basil contains less Sodium (difference - 57mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Basil
Basil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.019g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Basil Opinion
Calories 43 23 Dill
Protein 3.46 3.15 Dill
Fats 1.12 0.64 Dill
Vitamin C 85 18 Dill
Carbs 7.02 2.65 Dill
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.59 3.17 Dill
Calcium 208 177 Dill
Potassium 738 295 Dill
Magnesium 55 64 Basil
Sugar 0.3 Dill
Fiber 2.1 1.6 Dill
Copper 0.146 0.385 Basil
Zinc 0.91 0.81 Dill
Starch
Phosphorus 66 56 Dill
Sodium 61 4 Basil
Vitamin A 7718 5275 Dill
Vitamin E 0.8 Basil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.034 Dill
Vitamin B2 0.296 0.076 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57 0.902 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.209 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185 0.155 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 414.8 Basil
Folate 150 68 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.041 Basil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802 0.088 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095 0.389 Basil
Tryptophan 0.014 0.039 Basil
Threonine 0.068 0.104 Basil
Isoleucine 0.195 0.104 Dill
Leucine 0.159 0.191 Basil
Lysine 0.246 0.11 Dill
Methionine 0.011 0.036 Basil
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.13 Basil
Valine 0.154 0.127 Dill
Histidine 0.071 0.051 Dill
Fructose 0.02 Basil

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. Dill - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172233/nutrients
  2. Basil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172232/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.