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Fennel vs. Dill seeds — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Fennel and Dill seeds

  • Fennel has less Iron, Calcium, Copper, Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Potassium than Dill seeds.
  • Dill seeds covers your daily need of Iron 195% more than Fennel.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Fennel, bulb, raw and Spices, dill seed.

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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 +2993.9%
Contains more Iron +2137%
Contains more Magnesium +1405.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +454%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +2500%
Contains more Copper +1081.8%
Contains more Manganese +859.7%
Contains more Selenium +1628.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 28% 13% 22% 37% 7% 6% 22% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 455% 613% 183% 119% 105% 3% 142% 260% 240% 66%
Contains more Calcium +2993.9%
Contains more Iron +2137%
Contains more Magnesium +1405.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +454%
Contains more Potassium +186.5%
Contains less Sodium -61.5%
Contains more Zinc +2500%
Contains more Copper +1081.8%
Contains more Manganese +859.7%
Contains more Selenium +1628.6%

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.
Fennel
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Contains more Vitamin A +1717%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4080%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +787.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +431.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 58% 12% 0% 40% 3% 8% 12% 14% 11% 21% 0% 8% 157%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 70% 105% 66% 53% 0% 58% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1717%
Contains more Folate +170%
Contains more Vitamin C +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4080%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +787.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +338.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +431.9%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +1071.6%
Contains more Protein +1188.7%
Contains more Fats +7170%
Contains more Carbs +655.8%
Contains more Other +529.5%
7% 90%
Protein: 1.24 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 7.3 g
Water: 90.21 g
Other: 1.05 g
16% 15% 55% 8% 7%
Protein: 15.98 g
Fats: 14.54 g
Carbs: 55.17 g
Water: 7.7 g
Other: 6.61 g
Contains more Water +1071.6%
Contains more Protein +1188.7%
Contains more Fats +7170%
Contains more Carbs +655.8%
Contains more Other +529.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13738.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +497.6%
28% 21% 52%
Saturated Fat: 0.09 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.068 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.169 g
7% 84% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.41 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.01 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.7%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13738.2%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +497.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel Dill seeds Opinion
Net carbs 4.2g 34.07g Dill seeds
Protein 1.24g 15.98g Dill seeds
Fats 0.2g 14.54g Dill seeds
Carbs 7.3g 55.17g Dill seeds
Calories 31kcal 305kcal Dill seeds
Sugar 3.93g Dill seeds
Fiber 3.1g 21.1g Dill seeds
Calcium 49mg 1516mg Dill seeds
Iron 0.73mg 16.33mg Dill seeds
Magnesium 17mg 256mg Dill seeds
Phosphorus 50mg 277mg Dill seeds
Potassium 414mg 1186mg Dill seeds
Sodium 52mg 20mg Dill seeds
Zinc 0.2mg 5.2mg Dill seeds
Copper 0.066mg 0.78mg Dill seeds
Manganese 0.191mg 1.833mg Dill seeds
Selenium 0.7µg 12.1µg Dill seeds
Vitamin A 963IU 53IU Fennel
Vitamin A RAE 48µg 3µg Fennel
Vitamin E 0.58mg Fennel
Vitamin C 12mg 21mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B1 0.01mg 0.418mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.284mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B3 0.64mg 2.807mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B5 0.232mg Fennel
Vitamin B6 0.047mg 0.25mg Dill seeds
Folate 27µg 10µg Fennel
Choline 13.2mg Fennel
Vitamin K 62.8µg Fennel
Threonine 0.575mg Dill seeds
Isoleucine 0.767mg Dill seeds
Leucine 0.925mg Dill seeds
Lysine 1.038mg Dill seeds
Methionine 0.143mg Dill seeds
Phenylalanine 0.67mg Dill seeds
Valine 1.12mg Dill seeds
Histidine 0.32mg Dill seeds
Saturated Fat 0.09g 0.73g Fennel
Monounsaturated Fat 0.068g 9.41g Dill seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 0.169g 1.01g Dill seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Fennel Dill seeds
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
26%
Fennel
28%
Dill seeds
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Fennel
218%
Dill seeds

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fennel
Fennel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.93g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Fennel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169385/nutrients
  2. Dill seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170925/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.