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Dill vs Parsley - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Dill and Parsley

  • Dill has more Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Potassium, however Parsley has more Vitamin C.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% more.
  • Dill has 8 times more Manganese than Parsley. Dill has 1.264mg of Manganese, while Parsley has 0.16mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Dill weed, fresh and Parsley, fresh.

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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
5
:
Contains more Calcium +50.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Equal in Iron - 6.2
Equal in Magnesium - 50
Equal in Sodium - 56
Equal in Copper - 0.149
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 42% 233% 36% 25% 49% 8% 30% 50%
Contains more Calcium +50.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Equal in Iron - 6.2
Equal in Magnesium - 50
Equal in Sodium - 56
Equal in Copper - 0.149

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
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 8424
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 152
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 506% 15% 0% 444% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 114% 0% 4100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Equal in Vitamin A - 8424
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.4
Equal in Folate - 152

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Parsley Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 3.03g Dill
Protein 3.46g 2.97g Dill
Fats 1.12g 0.79g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 6.33g Dill
Calories 43kcal 36kcal Dill
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.85g Dill
Fiber 2.1g 3.3g Parsley
Calcium 208mg 138mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 6.2mg Dill
Magnesium 55mg 50mg Dill
Phosphorus 66mg 58mg Dill
Potassium 738mg 554mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 56mg Parsley
Zinc 0.91mg 1.07mg Parsley
Copper 0.146mg 0.149mg Parsley
Vitamin A 7718IU 8424IU Parsley
Vitamin E mg 0.75mg Parsley
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 133mg Parsley
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.086mg Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.098mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 1.313mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.4mg Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.09mg Dill
Folate 150µg 152µg Parsley
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1640µg Parsley
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.045mg Parsley
Threonine 0.068mg 0.122mg Parsley
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.118mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg 0.204mg Parsley
Lysine 0.246mg 0.181mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg 0.042mg Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.145mg Parsley
Valine 0.154mg 0.172mg Parsley
Histidine 0.071mg 0.061mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.132g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.295g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.124g Parsley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Dill Parsley
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
441
Parsley
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
59
Parsley

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
18%
Parsley
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
6%
Parsley
Fats
5%
Dill
4%
Parsley

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
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 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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.