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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
Contains more Iron +29.7%
Contains more Potassium +29.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 66
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 73% 191% 58% 32% 51% 5% 31% 110%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains more Calcium +16.8%
Contains more Magnesium +45.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +10.6%
Contains less Sodium -49.2%
Contains more Zinc +22%
Contains more Copper +125.3%
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 A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 255% 0% 0% 106% 21% 62% 32% 21% 30% 86% 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 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +81.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +167.3%
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

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 Sugar Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Peppermint Dill Opinion
Net carbs 6.89g 4.92g Peppermint
Protein 3.75g 3.46g Peppermint
Fats 0.94g 1.12g Dill
Carbs 14.89g 7.02g Peppermint
Calories 70kcal 43kcal Peppermint
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 8g 2.1g Peppermint
Calcium 243mg 208mg Peppermint
Iron 5.08mg 6.59mg Dill
Magnesium 80mg 55mg Peppermint
Phosphorus 73mg 66mg Peppermint
Potassium 569mg 738mg Dill
Sodium 31mg 61mg Peppermint
Zinc 1.11mg 0.91mg Peppermint
Copper 0.329mg 0.146mg Peppermint
Vitamin A 4248IU 7718IU Dill
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.8mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.082mg 0.058mg Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.266mg 0.296mg Dill
Vitamin B3 1.706mg 1.57mg Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.338mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 0.185mg Dill
Folate 114µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.058mg 0.014mg Peppermint
Threonine 0.154mg 0.068mg Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine 0.281mg 0.159mg Peppermint
Lysine 0.161mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine 0.053mg 0.011mg Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191mg 0.065mg Peppermint
Valine 0.187mg 0.154mg Peppermint
Histidine 0.075mg 0.071mg Peppermint
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.246g 0.06g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 0.033g 0.802g Dill
Polyunsaturated fat 0.508g 0.095g Peppermint

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Peppermint 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
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

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 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. 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.