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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 RAE, 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 RAE 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
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Magnesium +176.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.8%
Contains more Zinc +172.5%
Contains more Copper +155.5%
Contains more Calcium +40.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 63% 248% 40% 29% 66% 8% 25% 49%
Contains more Iron +18.4%
Contains more Magnesium +176.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +343.9%
Contains more Potassium +172.9%
Contains less Sodium -50.8%
Contains more Zinc +172.5%
Contains more Copper +155.5%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 201%
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 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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Dill Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 4.92g Cayenne pepper
Protein 12.01g 3.46g Cayenne pepper
Fats 17.27g 1.12g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 7.02g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 43kcal Cayenne pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 10.34g g Dill
Fiber 27.2g 2.1g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 208mg Dill
Iron 7.8mg 6.59mg Cayenne pepper
Magnesium 152mg 55mg Cayenne pepper
Phosphorus 293mg 66mg Cayenne pepper
Potassium 2014mg 738mg Cayenne pepper
Sodium 30mg 61mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 0.91mg Cayenne pepper
Copper 0.373mg 0.146mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 7718IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 76.4mg 85mg Dill
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.058mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.296mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 1.57mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B5 mg 0.397mg Dill
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 0.185mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg 150µg Dill
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Cayenne pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.014mg Dill
Threonine mg 0.068mg Dill
Isoleucine mg 0.195mg Dill
Leucine mg 0.159mg Dill
Lysine mg 0.246mg Dill
Methionine mg 0.011mg Dill
Phenylalanine mg 0.065mg Dill
Valine mg 0.154mg Dill
Histidine mg 0.071mg Dill
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.06g Dill
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g 0.802g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g 0.095g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper 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
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

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)

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.