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Cayenne pepper vs Dill - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cayenne pepper and Dill?

  • Dill has less Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Phosphorus, Manganese, Copper, and Magnesium than Cayenne pepper.
  • Cayenne pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin A is 188% higher.
  • Cayenne pepper has 13 times more Vitamin B6 than Dill. Cayenne pepper has 2.45mg of Vitamin B6, while Dill has 0.185mg.

We used Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Dill weed, fresh types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +18.4%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains more Magnesium +176.4%
Contains more Copper +155.5%
Contains more Zinc +172.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.8%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 293% 45% 178% 109% 125% 68% 126% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 248% 63% 66% 40% 49% 25% 29% 8%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains more Magnesium +176.4%
Contains more Copper +155.5%
Contains more Zinc +172.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.8%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%

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 A +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1224.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.3%
Contains more Folate +41.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 255% 2497% 597% 0% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 0% 201% 80%
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 A +439.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +465.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +454.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1224.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +11.3%
Contains more Folate +41.5%

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
388
Cayenne pepper
86
Dill
Mineral Summary Score
118
Cayenne pepper
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
72%
Cayenne pepper
21%
Dill
Carbohydrates
57%
Cayenne pepper
7%
Dill
Fats
80%
Cayenne pepper
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.
Cayenne pepper Dill
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Cayenne pepper 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 is lower in Sugar?
Dill
Dill is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dill
Dill is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.2g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dill
Dill is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Dill
Dill is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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 Cayenne pepper Dill Opinion
Calories 318 43 Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01 3.46 Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27 1.12 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4 85 Dill
Carbs 56.63 7.02 Cayenne pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.8 6.59 Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148 208 Dill
Potassium 2014 738 Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152 55 Cayenne pepper
Sugar 10.34 Dill
Fiber 27.2 2.1 Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373 0.146 Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48 0.91 Cayenne pepper
Starch
Phosphorus 293 66 Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30 61 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610 7718 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.328 0.058 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919 0.296 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701 1.57 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 0.397 Dill
Vitamin B6 2.45 0.185 Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 80.3 Cayenne pepper
Folate 106 150 Dill
Trans Fat 0 Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26 0.06 Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75 0.802 Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37 0.095 Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan 0.014 Dill
Threonine 0.068 Dill
Isoleucine 0.195 Dill
Leucine 0.159 Dill
Lysine 0.246 Dill
Methionine 0.011 Dill
Phenylalanine 0.065 Dill
Valine 0.154 Dill
Histidine 0.071 Dill
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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. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/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.