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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 Calcium +477.8%
Contains more Iron +666.3%
Contains more Magnesium +323.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.6%
Contains more Potassium +280.4%
Contains more Zinc +405.6%
Contains more Copper +403.4%
Contains less Sodium -54.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 33% 10% 13% 18% 4% 5% 10%
Contains more Calcium +477.8%
Contains more Iron +666.3%
Contains more Magnesium +323.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.6%
Contains more Potassium +280.4%
Contains more Zinc +405.6%
Contains more Copper +403.4%
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 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 445% 5% 0% 31% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 29% 0% 316%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Lettuce Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 1.57g Dill
Protein 3.46g 1.36g Dill
Fats 1.12g 0.15g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 2.87g Dill
Calories 43kcal 15kcal Dill
Starch g 0g Lettuce
Fructose g 0.43g Lettuce
Sugar g 0.78g Dill
Fiber 2.1g 1.3g Dill
Calcium 208mg 36mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 0.86mg Dill
Magnesium 55mg 13mg Dill
Phosphorus 66mg 29mg Dill
Potassium 738mg 194mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 28mg Lettuce
Zinc 0.91mg 0.18mg Dill
Copper 0.146mg 0.029mg Dill
Vitamin A 7718IU 7405IU Dill
Vitamin E mg 0.22mg Lettuce
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 9.2mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.07mg Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.08mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 0.375mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.134mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.09mg Dill
Folate 150µg 38µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 126.3µg Lettuce
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.009mg Dill
Threonine 0.068mg 0.059mg Dill
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.084mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg 0.079mg Dill
Lysine 0.246mg 0.084mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg 0.016mg Lettuce
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.055mg Dill
Valine 0.154mg 0.07mg Dill
Histidine 0.071mg 0.022mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.02g Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.006g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.082g Dill

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Dill Lettuce
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
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

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)

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.