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Dill vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dill and Peppermint different?

  • Dill is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, and Folate, however Peppermint is richer in Fiber, Copper, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Dill is 59% higher.
  • Dill contains 2 times more Vitamin A than Peppermint. While Dill contains 386µg of Vitamin A, Peppermint contains only 212µg.

Dill weed, fresh and Peppermint, fresh are the varieties 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
2
:
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.4%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.706
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 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.4%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +41.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.706

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
51
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
68
Peppermint

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
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
15%
Peppermint
Fats
5%
Dill
4%
Peppermint

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

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Dill Peppermint
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?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.186g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Peppermint Opinion
Calories 43 70 Peppermint
Protein 3.46 3.75 Peppermint
Fats 1.12 0.94 Dill
Vitamin C 85 31.8 Dill
Carbs 7.02 14.89 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.59 5.08 Dill
Calcium 208 243 Peppermint
Potassium 738 569 Dill
Magnesium 55 80 Peppermint
Sugar
Fiber 2.1 8 Peppermint
Copper 0.146 0.329 Peppermint
Zinc 0.91 1.11 Peppermint
Starch
Phosphorus 66 73 Peppermint
Sodium 61 31 Peppermint
Vitamin A 7718 4248 Dill
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.082 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.296 0.266 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57 1.706 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.338 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185 0.129 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 150 114 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.246 Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802 0.033 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095 0.508 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.014 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.068 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.195 0.154 Dill
Leucine 0.159 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.246 0.161 Dill
Methionine 0.011 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.154 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.071 0.075 Peppermint
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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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/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.