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Dill vs Garden cress - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dill and Garden cress 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.
  • Dill contains 4 times more Zinc than Garden cress. Dill contains 0.91mg of Zinc, while Garden cress contains 0.23mg.

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

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

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
187
Garden cress
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
31
Garden cress

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
16%
Garden cress
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
6%
Garden cress
Fats
5%
Dill
3%
Garden cress

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 Garden cress
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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Dill Garden cress
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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. Garden cress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168407/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.