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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Peppermint. While Dill contains 386µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Copper +125.3%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
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 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 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
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

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Peppermint Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 6.89g Peppermint
Protein 3.46g 3.75g Peppermint
Fats 1.12g 0.94g Dill
Carbs 7.02g 14.89g Peppermint
Calories 43kcal 70kcal Peppermint
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 2.1g 8g Peppermint
Calcium 208mg 243mg Peppermint
Iron 6.59mg 5.08mg Dill
Magnesium 55mg 80mg Peppermint
Phosphorus 66mg 73mg Peppermint
Potassium 738mg 569mg Dill
Sodium 61mg 31mg Peppermint
Zinc 0.91mg 1.11mg Peppermint
Copper 0.146mg 0.329mg Peppermint
Vitamin A 7718IU 4248IU Dill
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 31.8mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.082mg Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.266mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 1.706mg Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.397mg 0.338mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 0.129mg Dill
Folate 150µg 114µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.058mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.068mg 0.154mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.154mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg 0.281mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.246mg 0.161mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg 0.053mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.065mg 0.191mg Peppermint
Valine 0.154mg 0.187mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.071mg 0.075mg Peppermint
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.06g 0.246g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 0.033g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 0.508g Peppermint

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Dill Peppermint
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
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

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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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.