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

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.2%
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 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 416% 14% 0% 230% 20% 60% 19% 15% 57% 60% 0% 1355%
Contains more Vitamin A +11.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +23.2%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Garden cress Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 4.4g Dill
Protein 3.46g 2.6g Dill
Fats 1.12g 0.7g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 5.5g Dill
Calories 43kcal 32kcal Dill
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 4.4g Dill
Fiber 2.1g 1.1g Dill
Calcium 208mg 81mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 1.3mg Dill
Magnesium 55mg 38mg Dill
Phosphorus 66mg 76mg Garden cress
Potassium 738mg 606mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 14mg Garden cress
Zinc 0.91mg 0.23mg Dill
Copper 0.146mg 0.17mg Garden cress
Vitamin A 7718IU 6917IU Dill
Vitamin E mg 0.7mg Garden cress
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 69mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.08mg Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.26mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 1mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.242mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.247mg Garden cress
Folate 150µg 80µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 541.9µg Garden cress
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Dill
Threonine 0.068mg mg Dill
Isoleucine 0.195mg mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg mg Dill
Lysine 0.246mg mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg mg Dill
Phenylalanine 0.065mg mg Dill
Valine 0.154mg mg Dill
Histidine 0.071mg mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.023g Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.239g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.228g Garden cress

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Dill Garden cress
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
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

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.

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.