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Parsley vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Parsley and Dill

  • Parsley has more Vitamin C, however Dill has more Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Potassium.
  • Parsley's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 53% more.
  • Parsley has 2 times more Fiber than Dill. Parsley has 3.3g of Fiber, while Dill has 2.1g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Parsley, fresh 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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5
Dill
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +50.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Equal in Iron - 6.59
Equal in Magnesium - 55
Equal in Copper - 0.146
Equal in Sodium - 61
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 233% 42% 49% 36% 50% 30% 25% 8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Contains more Zinc +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +50.7%
Contains more Potassium +33.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Equal in Iron - 6.59
Equal in Magnesium - 55
Equal in Copper - 0.146
Equal in Sodium - 61

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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3
Dill
Contains more Vitamin C +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 7718
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.397
Equal in Folate - 150
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 444% 506% 15% 0% 22% 23% 25% 24% 21% 0% 4100% 114%
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 +56.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +202%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +19.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 7718
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.397
Equal in Folate - 150

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
441
Parsley
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
59
Parsley
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
18%
Parsley
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
6%
Parsley
7%
Dill
Fats
4%
Parsley
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.
Parsley Dill
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Parsley
Parsley contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsley
Parsley is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Parsley
Parsley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.072g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Parsley Dill Opinion
Calories 36 43 Dill
Protein 2.97 3.46 Dill
Fats 0.79 1.12 Dill
Vitamin C 133 85 Parsley
Carbs 6.33 7.02 Dill
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.2 6.59 Dill
Calcium 138 208 Dill
Potassium 554 738 Dill
Magnesium 50 55 Dill
Sugar 0.85 Dill
Fiber 3.3 2.1 Parsley
Copper 0.149 0.146 Parsley
Zinc 1.07 0.91 Parsley
Starch
Phosphorus 58 66 Dill
Sodium 56 61 Parsley
Vitamin A 8424 7718 Parsley
Vitamin E 0.75 Parsley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.086 0.058 Parsley
Vitamin B2 0.098 0.296 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.313 1.57 Dill
Vitamin B5 0.4 0.397 Parsley
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.185 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1640 Parsley
Folate 152 150 Parsley
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.132 0.06 Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.802 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.124 0.095 Parsley
Tryptophan 0.045 0.014 Parsley
Threonine 0.122 0.068 Parsley
Isoleucine 0.118 0.195 Dill
Leucine 0.204 0.159 Parsley
Lysine 0.181 0.246 Dill
Methionine 0.042 0.011 Parsley
Phenylalanine 0.145 0.065 Parsley
Valine 0.172 0.154 Parsley
Histidine 0.061 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. Parsley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170416/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.