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Dried dill weed vs. Cayenne pepper — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Dried dill weed and Cayenne pepper different?

  • Dried dill weed is richer in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium, while Cayenne pepper is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Dried dill weed covers your daily need of Iron 512% more than Cayenne pepper.
  • Dried dill weed contains 12 times more Calcium than Cayenne pepper. Dried dill weed contains 1784mg of Calcium, while Cayenne pepper contains 148mg.

Spices, dill weed, dried and Spices, pepper, red or cayenne types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1105.4%
Contains more Iron +525.4%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.3%
Contains more Potassium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.1%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Contains more Manganese +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 536% 1830% 323% 233% 292% 28% 90% 164% 516% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Contains more Calcium +1105.4%
Contains more Iron +525.4%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.3%
Contains more Potassium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.1%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Contains more Manganese +97.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +611.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +223.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 351% 0% 0% 167% 105% 66% 53% 0% 395% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +611.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +223.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +66.2%
Contains more Other +107.9%
Contains more Fats +296.1%
Contains more Water +10.3%
Equal in Carbs - 56.63
20% 4% 56% 7% 13%
Protein: 19.96 g
Fats: 4.36 g
Carbs: 55.82 g
Water: 7.3 g
Other: 12.56 g
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
Contains more Protein +66.2%
Contains more Other +107.9%
Contains more Fats +296.1%
Contains more Water +10.3%
Equal in Carbs - 56.63

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.8%
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.234 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Dried dill weed Cayenne pepper
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Dried dill weed Cayenne pepper Opinion
Net carbs 42.22g 29.43g Dried dill weed
Protein 19.96g 12.01g Dried dill weed
Fats 4.36g 17.27g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 55.82g 56.63g Cayenne pepper
Calories 253kcal 318kcal Cayenne pepper
Sugar 10.34g Dried dill weed
Fiber 13.6g 27.2g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 1784mg 148mg Dried dill weed
Iron 48.78mg 7.8mg Dried dill weed
Magnesium 451mg 152mg Dried dill weed
Phosphorus 543mg 293mg Dried dill weed
Potassium 3308mg 2014mg Dried dill weed
Sodium 208mg 30mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 3.3mg 2.48mg Dried dill weed
Copper 0.49mg 0.373mg Dried dill weed
Manganese 3.95mg 2mg Dried dill weed
Selenium 8.8µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 5850IU 41610IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 293µg 2081µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 50mg 76.4mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.418mg 0.328mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B2 0.284mg 0.919mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 2.807mg 8.701mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B6 1.71mg 2.45mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg Cayenne pepper
Choline 51.5mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin K 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 0.234g 3.26g Dried dill weed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Dried dill weed Cayenne pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
87%
Dried dill weed
360%
Cayenne pepper
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
401%
Dried dill weed
125%
Cayenne pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 178mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Dried dill weed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171322/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.