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Dill vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Dill and Broccoli

  • Broccoli has less Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Dill covers your daily Iron needs 73% more than Broccoli.
  • Broccoli contains 12 times less Vitamin A RAE than Dill. Dill contains 386µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Broccoli contains 31µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Dill weed, fresh and Broccoli, raw.

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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
6
:
Contains more Calcium +342.6%
Contains more Iron +802.7%
Contains more Magnesium +161.9%
Contains more Potassium +133.5%
Contains more Zinc +122%
Contains more Copper +198%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +342.6%
Contains more Iron +802.7%
Contains more Magnesium +161.9%
Contains more Potassium +133.5%
Contains more Zinc +122%
Contains more Copper +198%
Contains less Sodium -45.9%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +1138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.7%
Contains more Folate +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 89.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.175
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin A +1138.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +153%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +145.7%
Contains more Folate +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +22.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +44.3%
Equal in Vitamin C - 89.2
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.175

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 Broccoli
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 4.04g Dill
Protein 3.46g 2.82g Dill
Fats 1.12g 0.37g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 6.64g Dill
Calories 43kcal 34kcal Dill
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar g 1.7g Dill
Fiber 2.1g 2.6g Broccoli
Calcium 208mg 47mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 0.73mg Dill
Magnesium 55mg 21mg Dill
Phosphorus 66mg 66mg
Potassium 738mg 316mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 33mg Broccoli
Zinc 0.91mg 0.41mg Dill
Copper 0.146mg 0.049mg Dill
Vitamin A 7718IU 623IU Dill
Vitamin E mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.071mg Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.117mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 0.639mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.175mg Dill
Folate 150µg 63µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 101.6µg Broccoli
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.033mg Broccoli
Threonine 0.068mg 0.088mg Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.079mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg 0.129mg Dill
Lysine 0.246mg 0.135mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.154mg 0.125mg Dill
Histidine 0.071mg 0.059mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.011g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.038g Dill

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Dill Broccoli
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
86
Dill
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
18
Broccoli

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
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
7%
Broccoli
Fats
5%
Dill
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.7g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sodium (difference - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.021g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli 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 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. Dill - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172233/nutrients
  2. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.