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Dill vs Cayenne pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Dill and Cayenne pepper?

  • Dill has less Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, and Magnesium than Cayenne pepper.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A RAE is 188% higher.

We used Dill weed, fresh and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +40.5%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Magnesium +176.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.8%
Contains more Zinc +172.5%
Contains more Copper +155.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Magnesium +176.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.8%
Contains more Zinc +172.5%
Contains more Copper +155.5%

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 C +11.3%
Contains more Folate +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1224.3%
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 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.3%
Contains more Folate +41.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1224.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dill Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 4.92g 29.43g Cayenne pepper
Protein 3.46g 12.01g Cayenne pepper
Fats 1.12g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 7.02g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 43kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 10.34g Dill
Fiber 2.1g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 208mg 148mg Dill
Iron 6.59mg 7.8mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 55mg 152mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 66mg 293mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 738mg 2014mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 61mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 0.91mg 2.48mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.146mg 0.373mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 7718IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E mg 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 76.4mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.058mg 0.328mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.296mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 1.57mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.397mg mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.185mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 150µg 106µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.014mg mg Dill
Threonine 0.068mg mg Dill
Isoleucine 0.195mg mg Dill
Leucine 0.159mg mg Dill
Lysine 0.246mg mg Dill
Methionine 0.011mg mg Dill
Phenylalanine 0.065mg mg Dill
Valine 0.154mg mg Dill
Histidine 0.071mg mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.06g 3.26g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.802g 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.095g 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dill Cayenne pepper
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
388
Cayenne pepper
Mineral Summary Score
65
Dill
118
Cayenne 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 food.
Protein
21%
Dill
72%
Cayenne pepper
Carbohydrates
7%
Dill
57%
Cayenne pepper
Fats
5%
Dill
80%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.