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Lemongrass vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lemongrass and Dill?

  • Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Iron, Copper, and Zinc, yet Dill is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 172% more.
  • Lemongrass has 2 times more Zinc than Dill. While Lemongrass has 2.23mg of Zinc, Dill has only 0.91mg.

We used Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Dill weed, fresh types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Zinc +145.1%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Equal in Magnesium - 55
Equal in Potassium - 738
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains more Iron +24%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -90.2%
Contains more Zinc +145.1%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Equal in Magnesium - 55
Equal in Potassium - 738

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 B1 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +128533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +694%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 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 B1 +12.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +128533.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +3169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +119.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +694%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.3%
Contains more Folate +100%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Dill Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 4.92g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 3.46g Dill
Fats 0.49g 1.12g Dill
Carbs 25.31g 7.02g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 43kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 2.1g Dill
Calcium 65mg 208mg Dill
Iron 8.17mg 6.59mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 55mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 66mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 6mg 61mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.91mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.146mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.058mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 1.57mg Dill
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.185mg Dill
Folate 75µg 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 0.119g 0.06g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.095g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemongrass 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
13
Lemongrass
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
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
11%
Lemongrass
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
7%
Dill
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
5%
Dill

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.059g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/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.