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Dill vs Fireweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Dill and Fireweed

  • Dill has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A, however Fireweed is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Fireweed covers your daily Manganese needs 237% more than Dill.
  • Fireweed has 39 times less Vitamin C than Dill. Dill has 85mg of Vitamin C, while Fireweed has 2.2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Dill weed, fresh and Fireweed, leaves, 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
2
:
Contains more Iron +174.6%
Contains more Potassium +49.4%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Magnesium +183.6%
Contains more Copper +119.2%
Contains more Zinc +192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 129% 44% 112% 107% 73% 47% 5%
Contains more Iron +174.6%
Contains more Potassium +49.4%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Magnesium +183.6%
Contains more Copper +119.2%
Contains more Zinc +192.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.3%

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 C +3763.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.1%
Contains more Folate +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.6%
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 8% 216% 0% 0% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 0% 0% 85%
Contains more Vitamin C +3763.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.1%
Contains more Folate +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.6%

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
55
Fireweed
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
75
Fireweed

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
28%
Fireweed
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
19%
Fireweed
Fats
5%
Dill
13%
Fireweed

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

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Dill Fireweed
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?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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 Fireweed Opinion
Calories 43 103 Fireweed
Protein 3.46 4.71 Fireweed
Fats 1.12 2.75 Fireweed
Vitamin C 85 2.2 Dill
Carbs 7.02 19.22 Fireweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.59 2.4 Dill
Calcium 208 429 Fireweed
Potassium 738 494 Dill
Magnesium 55 156 Fireweed
Sugar
Fiber 2.1 10.6 Fireweed
Copper 0.146 0.32 Fireweed
Zinc 0.91 2.66 Fireweed
Starch
Phosphorus 66 108 Fireweed
Sodium 61 34 Fireweed
Vitamin A 7718 3598 Dill
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.033 Dill
Vitamin B2 0.296 0.137 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57 4.674 Fireweed
Vitamin B5 0.397 1.356 Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.185 0.632 Fireweed
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 150 112 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095 Dill
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. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/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.