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Oregano vs. Dill seeds — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Oregano and Dill seeds

  • Oregano has more Iron, Manganese, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Folate, and Vitamin B2, however, Dill seeds are higher in Zinc, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Phosphorus.
  • Oregano covers your daily need of Iron 256% more than Dill seeds.
  • Oregano has 24 times more Folate than Dill seeds. While Oregano has 237µg of Folate, Dill seeds have only 10µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, oregano, dried and Spices, dill seed.

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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 more Iron +125.4%
Contains more Manganese +172.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Contains more Selenium +168.9%
Equal in Calcium - 1516
Equal in Magnesium - 256
Equal in Potassium - 1186
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 480% 1380% 193% 64% 112% 4% 74% 212% 651% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 455% 613% 183% 119% 105% 3% 142% 260% 240% 66%
Contains more Iron +125.4%
Contains more Manganese +172.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +87.2%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +93.3%
Contains more Copper +23.2%
Contains more Selenium +168.9%
Equal in Calcium - 1516
Equal in Magnesium - 256
Equal in Potassium - 1186

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 A +3109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +317.6%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Contains more Vitamin C +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 103% 366% 0% 8% 45% 122% 87% 56% 241% 178% 0% 18% 1555%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 4% 0% 0% 70% 105% 66% 53% 0% 58% 8% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +3109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +85.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +65.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +317.6%
Contains more Folate +2270%
Contains more Vitamin C +813%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +136.2%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +24.9%
Contains more Water +29%
Contains more Other +19.1%
Contains more Protein +77.6%
Contains more Fats +239.7%
9% 4% 69% 10% 8%
Protein: 9 g
Fats: 4.28 g
Carbs: 68.92 g
Water: 9.93 g
Other: 7.87 g
16% 15% 55% 8% 7%
Protein: 15.98 g
Fats: 14.54 g
Carbs: 55.17 g
Water: 7.7 g
Other: 6.61 g
Contains more Carbs +24.9%
Contains more Water +29%
Contains more Other +19.1%
Contains more Protein +77.6%
Contains more Fats +239.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1214.2%
43% 20% 38%
Saturated Fat: 1.551 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.716 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.369 g
7% 84% 9%
Saturated Fat: 0.73 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 9.41 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.01 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +35.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -52.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1214.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Oregano Dill seeds Opinion
Net carbs 26.42g 34.07g Dill seeds
Protein 9g 15.98g Dill seeds
Fats 4.28g 14.54g Dill seeds
Carbs 68.92g 55.17g Oregano
Calories 265kcal 305kcal Dill seeds
Fructose 1.13g Oregano
Sugar 4.09g Dill seeds
Fiber 42.5g 21.1g Oregano
Calcium 1597mg 1516mg Oregano
Iron 36.8mg 16.33mg Oregano
Magnesium 270mg 256mg Oregano
Phosphorus 148mg 277mg Dill seeds
Potassium 1260mg 1186mg Oregano
Sodium 25mg 20mg Dill seeds
Zinc 2.69mg 5.2mg Dill seeds
Copper 0.633mg 0.78mg Dill seeds
Manganese 4.99mg 1.833mg Oregano
Selenium 4.5µg 12.1µg Dill seeds
Vitamin A 1701IU 53IU Oregano
Vitamin A RAE 85µg 3µg Oregano
Vitamin E 18.26mg Oregano
Vitamin C 2.3mg 21mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B1 0.177mg 0.418mg Dill seeds
Vitamin B2 0.528mg 0.284mg Oregano
Vitamin B3 4.64mg 2.807mg Oregano
Vitamin B5 0.921mg Oregano
Vitamin B6 1.044mg 0.25mg Oregano
Folate 237µg 10µg Oregano
Choline 32.3mg Oregano
Vitamin K 621.7µg Oregano
Tryptophan 0.203mg Oregano
Threonine 0.322mg 0.575mg Dill seeds
Isoleucine 0.441mg 0.767mg Dill seeds
Leucine 0.78mg 0.925mg Dill seeds
Lysine 0.5mg 1.038mg Dill seeds
Methionine 0.127mg 0.143mg Dill seeds
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.67mg Dill seeds
Valine 0.585mg 1.12mg Dill seeds
Histidine 0.144mg 0.32mg Dill seeds
Saturated Fat 1.551g 0.73g Dill seeds
Monounsaturated Fat 0.716g 9.41g Dill seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 1.369g 1.01g Oregano
Omega-3 - ALA 0.621g Oregano

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Oregano Dill seeds
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
213%
Oregano
28%
Dill seeds
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
319%
Oregano
218%
Dill seeds

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oregano
Oregano is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.09g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.821g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill seeds
Dill seeds is cheaper (difference - $4.6)
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

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. Oregano - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171328/nutrients
  2. Dill seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170925/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.