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Peppermint vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Peppermint and Dill different?

  • Peppermint is higher in Fiber, Copper, and Magnesium, however Dill is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Dill is 59% higher.
  • Peppermint contains 4 times more Fiber than Dill. While Peppermint contains 8g of Fiber, Dill contains only 2.1g.

Peppermint, fresh and Dill weed, fresh are the varieties used 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
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Dill
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 191% 73% 51% 58% 110% 31% 32% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66

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 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.4%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.57
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 106% 255% 0% 0% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 0% 0% 86%
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 B1 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.4%
Contains more Folate +31.6%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.57

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
51
Peppermint
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
68
Peppermint
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
23%
Peppermint
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
15%
Peppermint
7%
Dill
Fats
4%
Peppermint
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.
Peppermint Dill
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Peppermint Dill
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Peppermint
Peppermint contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.186g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 55)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Dill
Dill is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Dill Opinion
Calories 70 43 Peppermint
Protein 3.75 3.46 Peppermint
Fats 0.94 1.12 Dill
Vitamin C 31.8 85 Dill
Carbs 14.89 7.02 Peppermint
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.08 6.59 Dill
Calcium 243 208 Peppermint
Potassium 569 738 Dill
Magnesium 80 55 Peppermint
Sugar
Fiber 8 2.1 Peppermint
Copper 0.329 0.146 Peppermint
Zinc 1.11 0.91 Peppermint
Starch
Phosphorus 73 66 Peppermint
Sodium 31 61 Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248 7718 Dill
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.082 0.058 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266 0.296 Dill
Vitamin B3 1.706 1.57 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338 0.397 Dill
Vitamin B6 0.129 0.185 Dill
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 114 150 Dill
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.246 0.06 Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033 0.802 Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508 0.095 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 0.014 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 0.068 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 0.195 Dill
Leucine 0.281 0.159 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 0.246 Dill
Methionine 0.053 0.011 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 0.065 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 0.154 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 0.071 Peppermint
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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. Peppermint - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173474/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.