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Fireweed vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Fireweed and Dill

  • Fireweed has more Manganese, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Copper, however Dill is richer in Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Fireweed covers your daily Manganese needs 237% more than Dill.
  • Dill has 5 times less Fiber than Fireweed. Fireweed has 10.6g of Fiber, while Dill has 2.1g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Fireweed, leaves, raw and Dill weed, fresh.

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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
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Dill
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Magnesium +183.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.3%
Contains more Zinc +192.3%
Contains more Copper +119.2%
Contains more Iron +174.6%
Contains more Potassium +49.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 129% 90% 112% 47% 44% 5% 73% 107%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains more Calcium +106.3%
Contains more Magnesium +183.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +63.6%
Contains less Sodium -44.3%
Contains more Zinc +192.3%
Contains more Copper +119.2%
Contains more Iron +174.6%
Contains more Potassium +49.4%

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
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Dill
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +3763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.1%
Contains more Folate +33.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 216% 0% 0% 8% 9% 32% 88% 82% 146% 85% 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 464% 0% 0% 284% 15% 69% 30% 24% 43% 113% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +197.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +241.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +114.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +3763.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +116.1%
Contains more Folate +33.9%

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.
Fireweed Dill
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Fireweed Dill Opinion
Net carbs 8.62g 4.92g Fireweed
Protein 4.71g 3.46g Fireweed
Fats 2.75g 1.12g Fireweed
Carbs 19.22g 7.02g Fireweed
Calories 103kcal 43kcal Fireweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 10.6g 2.1g Fireweed
Calcium 429mg 208mg Fireweed
Iron 2.4mg 6.59mg Dill
Magnesium 156mg 55mg Fireweed
Phosphorus 108mg 66mg Fireweed
Potassium 494mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 34mg 61mg Fireweed
Zinc 2.66mg 0.91mg Fireweed
Copper 0.32mg 0.146mg Fireweed
Vitamin A 3598IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.033mg 0.058mg Dill
Vitamin B2 0.137mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 4.674mg 1.57mg Fireweed
Vitamin B5 1.356mg 0.397mg Fireweed
Vitamin B6 0.632mg 0.185mg Fireweed
Folate 112µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Dill
Threonine mg 0.068mg Dill
Isoleucine mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine mg 0.159mg Dill
Lysine mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine mg 0.011mg Dill
Phenylalanine mg 0.065mg Dill
Valine mg 0.154mg Dill
Histidine mg 0.071mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat g 0.06g Fireweed
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.095g Dill

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Fireweed Dill
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
55
Fireweed
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
75
Fireweed
65
Dill

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
28%
Fireweed
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
19%
Fireweed
7%
Dill
Fats
13%
Fireweed
5%
Dill

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Fireweed
Fireweed contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Fireweed
Fireweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 richer in minerals?
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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.
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

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. Fireweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169399/nutrients
  2. Dill - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172233/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.