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

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 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 444% 506% 15% 0% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 0% 4100% 114%
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 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 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

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Dill Parsley
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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