Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Scallion vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the main differences between Scallion and Dill?

  • Scallion has less Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin A, Folate, Vitamin B2, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium than Dill.
  • Dill's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 74% higher.

We used Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw and Dill weed, fresh types in this comparison.

Infographic

Scallion vs Dill infographic
Copy infographic link

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
:
7
Dill
Contains less Sodium -73.8%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +167.4%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +75.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 22% 25% 15% 28% 11% 16% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Contains less Sodium -73.8%
Contains more Iron +345.3%
Contains more Calcium +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +167.4%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +75.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +78.4%

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
:
8
Dill
Contains more Vitamin C +352.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +674.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.3%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 60% 11% 0% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 0% 518% 48%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 464% 0% 0% 15% 69% 30% 24% 43% 0% 0% 113%
Contains more Vitamin C +352.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +674.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +270%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +199%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +429.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.3%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.058

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
63
Scallion
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
21
Scallion
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%
Scallion
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
7%
Scallion
7%
Dill
Fats
1%
Scallion
5%
Dill

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.
Scallion 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Scallion Dill
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 45mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Scallion Dill Opinion
Calories 32 43 Dill
Protein 1.83 3.46 Dill
Fats 0.19 1.12 Dill
Vitamin C 18.8 85 Dill
Carbs 7.34 7.02 Scallion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.48 6.59 Dill
Calcium 72 208 Dill
Potassium 276 738 Dill
Magnesium 20 55 Dill
Sugar 2.33 Dill
Fiber 2.6 2.1 Scallion
Copper 0.083 0.146 Dill
Zinc 0.39 0.91 Dill
Starch
Phosphorus 37 66 Dill
Sodium 16 61 Scallion
Vitamin A 997 7718 Dill
Vitamin E 0.55 Scallion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.058 Dill
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.296 Dill
Vitamin B3 0.525 1.57 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.075 0.397 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.185 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 207 Scallion
Folate 64 150 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.06 Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027 0.802 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074 0.095 Dill
Tryptophan 0.02 0.014 Scallion
Threonine 0.072 0.068 Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077 0.195 Dill
Leucine 0.109 0.159 Dill
Lysine 0.091 0.246 Dill
Methionine 0.02 0.011 Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.059 0.065 Dill
Valine 0.081 0.154 Dill
Histidine 0.032 0.071 Dill
Fructose

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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.