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Fennel seeds vs. Dried dill weed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Fennel seeds and Dried dill weed

  • Fennel seeds are higher in Manganese, Fiber, Copper, and Vitamin B3, yet Dried dill weed is higher in Iron, Vitamin B6, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Dried dill weed covers your daily Iron needs 378% more than Fennel seeds.
  • Fennel seeds contain 3 times more Fiber than Dried dill weed. While Fennel seeds contain 39.8g of Fiber, Dried dill weed contains only 13.6g.

Food varieties used in this article are Spices, fennel seed and Spices, dill weed, dried.

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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 less Sodium -57.7%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains more Copper +117.8%
Contains more Manganese +65.4%
Contains more Calcium +49.2%
Contains more Iron +163.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Potassium +95.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 359% 696% 275% 209% 150% 12% 101% 356% 853% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 536% 1830% 323% 233% 292% 28% 90% 164% 516% 0%
Contains less Sodium -57.7%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains more Copper +117.8%
Contains more Manganese +65.4%
Contains more Calcium +49.2%
Contains more Iron +163.1%
Contains more Magnesium +17.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Potassium +95.3%

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 B2 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +263.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.418
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 9% 0% 0% 70% 102% 82% 114% 0% 109% 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 351% 0% 0% 167% 105% 66% 53% 0% 395% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +4233.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +263.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.418

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +241.1%
Contains more Water +20.7%
Contains more Protein +26.3%
Contains more Other +52.6%
Equal in Carbs - 55.82
16% 15% 52% 9% 8%
Protein: 15.8 g
Fats: 14.87 g
Carbs: 52.29 g
Water: 8.81 g
Other: 8.23 g
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
Contains more Fats +241.1%
Contains more Water +20.7%
Contains more Protein +26.3%
Contains more Other +52.6%
Equal in Carbs - 55.82

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.3%
4% 82% 14%
Saturated Fat: 0.48 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.91 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.69 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.234 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -51.3%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fennel seeds Dried dill weed Opinion
Net carbs 12.49g 42.22g Dried dill weed
Protein 15.8g 19.96g Dried dill weed
Fats 14.87g 4.36g Fennel seeds
Carbs 52.29g 55.82g Dried dill weed
Calories 345kcal 253kcal Fennel seeds
Fiber 39.8g 13.6g Fennel seeds
Calcium 1196mg 1784mg Dried dill weed
Iron 18.54mg 48.78mg Dried dill weed
Magnesium 385mg 451mg Dried dill weed
Phosphorus 487mg 543mg Dried dill weed
Potassium 1694mg 3308mg Dried dill weed
Sodium 88mg 208mg Fennel seeds
Zinc 3.7mg 3.3mg Fennel seeds
Copper 1.067mg 0.49mg Fennel seeds
Manganese 6.533mg 3.95mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin A 135IU 5850IU Dried dill weed
Vitamin A RAE 7µg 293µg Dried dill weed
Vitamin C 21mg 50mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B1 0.408mg 0.418mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B2 0.353mg 0.284mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B3 6.05mg 2.807mg Fennel seeds
Vitamin B6 0.47mg 1.71mg Dried dill weed
Tryptophan 0.253mg Fennel seeds
Threonine 0.602mg Fennel seeds
Isoleucine 0.695mg Fennel seeds
Leucine 0.996mg Fennel seeds
Lysine 0.758mg Fennel seeds
Methionine 0.301mg Fennel seeds
Phenylalanine 0.647mg Fennel seeds
Valine 0.915mg Fennel seeds
Histidine 0.331mg Fennel seeds
Saturated Fat 0.48g 0.234g Dried dill weed
Monounsaturated Fat 9.91g Fennel seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.69g Fennel seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Fennel seeds Dried dill weed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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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
37%
Fennel seeds
87%
Dried dill weed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
301%
Fennel seeds
401%
Dried dill weed

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fennel seeds
Fennel seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 120mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.246g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is relatively richer in minerals
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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 seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171323/nutrients
  2. Dried dill weed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171322/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.