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Dill vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Dill and Lemongrass?

  • Dill is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, yet Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Iron, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 172% more.
  • Dill has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Lemongrass. While Dill has 386µg of Vitamin A RAE, Lemongrass has only 0µg.

We used Dill weed, fresh and Lemon grass (citronella), raw types 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 +220%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Zinc +145.1%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 60
Equal in Potassium - 723
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Zinc +145.1%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 60
Equal in Potassium - 723

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +128533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +694%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.1%
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 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +128533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +694%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 3.46g 1.82g Dill
Fats 1.12g 0.49g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 43kcal 99kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 2.1g g Dill
Calcium 208mg 65mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 55mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 66mg 101mg Lemongrass
Potassium 738mg 723mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 0.91mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.146mg 0.266mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 7718IU 6IU Dill
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 2.6mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.135mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 1.101mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.05mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.08mg Dill
Folate 150µg 75µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
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 0.119g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.054g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.17g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Dill Lemongrass
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
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
78
Lemongrass

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
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
5%
Dill
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/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.