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Dill vs Scallion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Dill and Scallion?

  • Scallion has less Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium than Dill.
  • Dill's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 74% higher.
  • Dill has 8 times more Manganese than Scallion. Dill has 1.264mg of Manganese, while Scallion has 0.16mg.

We used Dill weed, fresh and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw types in this comparison.

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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 +188.9%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +167.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -73.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +167.4%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -73.8%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +674.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +352.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.3%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.055
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 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 518%
Contains more Vitamin A +674.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +352.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.3%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.055

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 Scallion
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 Scallion Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 4.74g Dill
Protein 3.46g 1.83g Dill
Fats 1.12g 0.19g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 7.34g Scallion
Calories 43kcal 32kcal Dill
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.33g Dill
Fiber 2.1g 2.6g Scallion
Calcium 208mg 72mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 1.48mg Dill
Magnesium 55mg 20mg Dill
Phosphorus 66mg 37mg Dill
Potassium 738mg 276mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 16mg Scallion
Zinc 0.91mg 0.39mg Dill
Copper 0.146mg 0.083mg Dill
Vitamin A 7718IU 997IU Dill
Vitamin E mg 0.55mg Scallion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 18.8mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.055mg Dill
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.08mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 0.525mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.075mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.061mg Dill
Folate 150µg 64µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 207µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.02mg Scallion
Threonine 0.068mg 0.072mg Scallion
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.077mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg 0.109mg Dill
Lysine 0.246mg 0.091mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg 0.02mg Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.059mg Dill
Valine 0.154mg 0.081mg Dill
Histidine 0.071mg 0.032mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.032g Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.027g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.074g Dill

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dill Scallion
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
63
Scallion
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
21
Scallion

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%
Scallion
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
7%
Scallion
Fats
5%
Dill
1%
Scallion

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.