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Dill vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Dill and Chili pepper

  • Dill is richer in Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Potassium and Magnesium, yet Chili pepper is richer in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Dill is 70% higher.
  • Dill contains 15 times more Calcium than Chili pepper. Dill contains 208mg of Calcium, while Chili pepper contains 14mg.

Food types used in this article are Dill weed, fresh and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw.

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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
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Contains more Iron +539.8%
Contains more Calcium +1385.7%
Contains more Potassium +129.2%
Contains more Magnesium +139.1%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +539.8%
Contains more Calcium +1385.7%
Contains more Potassium +129.2%
Contains more Magnesium +139.1%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +53.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.2%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +710.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +244.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.5%
Contains more Folate +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%
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 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +710.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +244.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.5%
Contains more Folate +552.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +69.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +173.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
86
Dill
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
20
Chili pepper

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 the food
Protein
21%
Dill
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
5%
Dill
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Dill Chili pepper
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Dill Chili pepper
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 Sugars?
Dill
Dill contains less Sugars (difference - 5.3g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Dill Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 43 40 Dill
Protein 3.46 1.87 Dill
Fats 1.12 0.44 Dill
Vitamin C 85 143.7 Chili pepper
Carbs 7.02 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.59 1.03 Dill
Calcium 208 14 Dill
Potassium 738 322 Dill
Magnesium 55 23 Dill
Sugars 5.3 Dill
Fiber 2.1 1.5 Dill
Copper 0.146 0.129 Dill
Zinc 0.91 0.26 Dill
Starch
Phosphorus 66 43 Dill
Sodium 61 9 Chili pepper
Vitamin A 7718 952 Dill
Vitamin E 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.058 0.072 Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.296 0.086 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.57 1.244 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.201 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 14 Chili pepper
Folate 150 23 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.06 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802 0.024 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095 0.239 Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.014 0.026 Chili pepper
Threonine 0.068 0.074 Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.195 0.065 Dill
Leucine 0.159 0.105 Dill
Lysine 0.246 0.089 Dill
Methionine 0.011 0.024 Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.065 0.062 Dill
Valine 0.154 0.084 Dill
Histidine 0.071 0.041 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.