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Cayenne pepper vs. Dried dill weed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cayenne pepper and Dried dill weed different?

  • Cayenne pepper is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3, while Dried dill weed is higher in Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Dried dill weed covers your daily need of Iron 512% more than Cayenne pepper.
  • Cayenne pepper contains 7 times more Vitamin A RAE than Dried dill weed. Cayenne pepper contains 2081µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Dried dill weed contains 293µg.

Spices, pepper, red or cayenne and Spices, dill weed, dried types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -85.6%
Contains more Calcium +1105.4%
Contains more Iron +525.4%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.3%
Contains more Potassium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.1%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Contains more Manganese +97.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 45% 293% 109% 126% 178% 4% 68% 125% 261% 48%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 536% 1830% 323% 233% 292% 28% 90% 164% 516% 0%
Contains less Sodium -85.6%
Contains more Calcium +1105.4%
Contains more Iron +525.4%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85.3%
Contains more Potassium +64.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.1%
Contains more Copper +31.4%
Contains more Manganese +97.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +611.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +223.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2497% 597% 0% 255% 82% 213% 164% 0% 566% 80% 0% 29% 201%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 351% 0% 0% 167% 105% 66% 53% 0% 395% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +611.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +52.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +223.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +210%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +43.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +296.1%
Contains more Water +10.3%
Contains more Protein +66.2%
Contains more Other +107.9%
Equal in Carbs - 55.82
Equal in Water - 7.3
12% 17% 57% 8% 6%
Protein: 12.01 g
Fats: 17.27 g
Carbs: 56.63 g
Water: 8.05 g
Other: 6.04 g
20% 4% 56% 7% 13%
Protein: 19.96 g
Fats: 4.36 g
Carbs: 55.82 g
Water: 7.3 g
Other: 12.56 g
Contains more Fats +296.1%
Contains more Water +10.3%
Contains more Protein +66.2%
Contains more Other +107.9%
Equal in Carbs - 55.82
Equal in Water - 7.3

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.8%
23% 19% 58%
Saturated Fat: 3.26 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.75 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 8.37 g
100%
Saturated Fat: 0.234 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -92.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cayenne pepper Dried dill weed
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cayenne pepper Dried dill weed Opinion
Net carbs 29.43g 42.22g Dried dill weed
Protein 12.01g 19.96g Dried dill weed
Fats 17.27g 4.36g Cayenne pepper
Carbs 56.63g 55.82g Cayenne pepper
Calories 318kcal 253kcal Cayenne pepper
Sugar 10.34g Dried dill weed
Fiber 27.2g 13.6g Cayenne pepper
Calcium 148mg 1784mg Dried dill weed
Iron 7.8mg 48.78mg Dried dill weed
Magnesium 152mg 451mg Dried dill weed
Phosphorus 293mg 543mg Dried dill weed
Potassium 2014mg 3308mg Dried dill weed
Sodium 30mg 208mg Cayenne pepper
Zinc 2.48mg 3.3mg Dried dill weed
Copper 0.373mg 0.49mg Dried dill weed
Manganese 2mg 3.95mg Dried dill weed
Selenium 8.8µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A 41610IU 5850IU Cayenne pepper
Vitamin A RAE 2081µg 293µg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin E 29.83mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin C 76.4mg 50mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B1 0.328mg 0.418mg Dried dill weed
Vitamin B2 0.919mg 0.284mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B3 8.701mg 2.807mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin B6 2.45mg 1.71mg Cayenne pepper
Folate 106µg Cayenne pepper
Choline 51.5mg Cayenne pepper
Vitamin K 80.3µg Cayenne pepper
Saturated Fat 3.26g 0.234g Dried dill weed
Monounsaturated Fat 2.75g Cayenne pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 8.37g Cayenne pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cayenne pepper Dried dill weed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
360%
Cayenne pepper
87%
Dried dill weed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
125%
Cayenne pepper
401%
Dried dill weed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.026g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Dried dill weed
Dried dill weed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cayenne pepper
Cayenne pepper contains less Sodium (difference - 178mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cayenne pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170932/nutrients
  2. Dried dill weed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171322/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.