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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, 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 Iron +345.3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +167.4%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +75.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Contains less Sodium -73.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 22% 25% 15% 28% 11% 16% 3%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +167.4%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +75.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +352.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +674.1%
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 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 63% 60% 11% 0% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 0% 518% 48%
Contains more Vitamin C +352.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +674.1%
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 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 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

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Dill Scallion
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?
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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