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Leek vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Leek and Dill

  • Leek contains less Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Vitamin B2, Potassium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Zinc than Dill.
  • Dill's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 81% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Leeks, (bulb and lower leaf-portion), 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
Leek
1
:
7
Dill
Contains less Sodium -67.2%
Contains more Calcium +252.5%
Contains more Iron +213.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.6%
Contains more Potassium +310%
Contains more Zinc +658.3%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 79% 20% 15% 16% 3% 4% 40%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains less Sodium -67.2%
Contains more Calcium +252.5%
Contains more Iron +213.8%
Contains more Magnesium +96.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.6%
Contains more Potassium +310%
Contains more Zinc +658.3%
Contains more Copper +21.7%

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
Leek
4
:
6
Dill
Contains more Vitamin B6 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +363%
Contains more Vitamin C +608.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +886.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.6%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 101% 19% 0% 40% 15% 7% 8% 9% 54% 48% 0% 118%
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 B6 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +363%
Contains more Vitamin C +608.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +886.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +292.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +183.6%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Leek Dill Opinion
Net carbs 12.35g 4.92g Leek
Protein 1.5g 3.46g Dill
Fats 0.3g 1.12g Dill
Carbs 14.15g 7.02g Leek
Calories 61kcal 43kcal Leek
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.9g g Dill
Fiber 1.8g 2.1g Dill
Calcium 59mg 208mg Dill
Iron 2.1mg 6.59mg Dill
Magnesium 28mg 55mg Dill
Phosphorus 35mg 66mg Dill
Potassium 180mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 20mg 61mg Leek
Zinc 0.12mg 0.91mg Dill
Copper 0.12mg 0.146mg Dill
Vitamin A 1667IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E 0.92mg mg Leek
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 12mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.06mg 0.058mg Leek
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 1.57mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.14mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.233mg 0.185mg Leek
Folate 64µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg µg Leek
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.014mg Dill
Threonine 0.063mg 0.068mg Dill
Isoleucine 0.052mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine 0.096mg 0.159mg Dill
Lysine 0.078mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine 0.018mg 0.011mg Leek
Phenylalanine 0.055mg 0.065mg Dill
Valine 0.056mg 0.154mg Dill
Histidine 0.025mg 0.071mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.04g 0.06g Leek
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.166g 0.095g Leek

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Leek 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
35
Leek
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
24
Leek
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
9%
Leek
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
14%
Leek
7%
Dill
Fats
1%
Leek
5%
Dill

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Leek
Leek contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Leek
Leek is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
Which food is cheaper?
Leek
Leek is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dill
Dill 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

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. Leek - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169246/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.