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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, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6, yet Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 172% more.
  • Dill has 33 times more Vitamin C than Lemongrass. While Dill has 85mg of Vitamin C, Lemongrass has only 2.6mg.

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 Copper +82.2%
Contains more Zinc +145.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Equal in Potassium - 723
Equal in Magnesium - 60
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Zinc +145.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Equal in Potassium - 723
Equal in Magnesium - 60

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 +3169.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +128533.3%
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 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 9% 1% 0% 0% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 0% 0% 57%
Contains more Vitamin C +3169.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +128533.3%
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 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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Dill Lemongrass
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?
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 43 99 Lemongrass
Protein 3.46 1.82 Dill
Fats 1.12 0.49 Dill
Vitamin C 85 2.6 Dill
Carbs 7.02 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.59 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 208 65 Dill
Potassium 738 723 Dill
Magnesium 55 60 Lemongrass
Sugar
Fiber 2.1 Dill
Copper 0.146 0.266 Lemongrass
Zinc 0.91 2.23 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 66 101 Lemongrass
Sodium 61 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 7718 6 Dill
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.065 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.296 0.135 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57 1.101 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.05 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185 0.08 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 150 75 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.119 Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802 0.054 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095 0.17 Lemongrass
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. 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.