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Dill vs Lettuce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dill and Lettuce different?

  • Dill is higher than Lettuce in Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B3.
  • Dill covers your daily need of Vitamin C 84% more than Lettuce.
  • Dill contains 8 times more Iron than Lettuce. Dill contains 6.59mg of Iron, while Lettuce contains 0.86mg.

Dill weed, fresh and Lettuce, green leaf, 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
Dill
7
:
Contains more Iron +666.3%
Contains more Calcium +477.8%
Contains more Potassium +280.4%
Contains more Magnesium +323.1%
Contains more Copper +403.4%
Contains more Zinc +405.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 11% 18% 10% 10% 5% 13% 4%
Contains more Iron +666.3%
Contains more Calcium +477.8%
Contains more Potassium +280.4%
Contains more Magnesium +323.1%
Contains more Copper +403.4%
Contains more Zinc +405.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.6%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%

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 C +823.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +318.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Contains more Folate +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 7405
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 31% 445% 5% 0% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 0% 316% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +823.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +318.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Contains more Folate +294.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.7%
Equal in Vitamin A - 7405

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
75
Lettuce
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
13
Lettuce

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
8%
Lettuce
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
3%
Lettuce
Fats
5%
Dill
1%
Lettuce

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

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Dill Lettuce
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?
Lettuce
Lettuce contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.04g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lettuce
Lettuce is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in minerals
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Lettuce Opinion
Calories 43 15 Dill
Protein 3.46 1.36 Dill
Fats 1.12 0.15 Dill
Vitamin C 85 9.2 Dill
Carbs 7.02 2.87 Dill
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.59 0.86 Dill
Calcium 208 36 Dill
Potassium 738 194 Dill
Magnesium 55 13 Dill
Sugar 0.78 Dill
Fiber 2.1 1.3 Dill
Copper 0.146 0.029 Dill
Zinc 0.91 0.18 Dill
Starch 0 Lettuce
Phosphorus 66 29 Dill
Sodium 61 28 Lettuce
Vitamin A 7718 7405 Dill
Vitamin E 0.22 Lettuce
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.07 Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.296 0.08 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57 0.375 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.134 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185 0.09 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 126.3 Lettuce
Folate 150 38 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.02 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802 0.006 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095 0.082 Dill
Tryptophan 0.014 0.009 Dill
Threonine 0.068 0.059 Dill
Isoleucine 0.195 0.084 Dill
Leucine 0.159 0.079 Dill
Lysine 0.246 0.084 Dill
Methionine 0.011 0.016 Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.055 Dill
Valine 0.154 0.07 Dill
Histidine 0.071 0.022 Dill
Fructose 0.43 Lettuce

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. Lettuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169249/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.