United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  02016, Spices, dill seed
Food Group: Spices and Herbs
Scientific Name:  Anethum graveolens
Carbohydrate Factor: 2.35   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
tsp 2.1g

tbsp 6.6g
Proximates Water g 7.70 7 0.669 0.16 0.51
Proximates Energy kcal 305 -- -- 6 20
Proximates Energy kJ 1276 -- -- 27 84
Proximates Protein g 15.98 8 1.212 0.34 1.05
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 14.54 8 2.109 0.31 0.96
Proximates Ash g 6.62 14 0.180 0.14 0.44
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 55.17 -- -- 1.16 3.64
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 21.1 -- -- 0.4 1.4
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 1516 5 115.742 32 100
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 16.33 4 4.900 0.34 1.08
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 256 4 11.121 5 17
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 277 4 66.850 6 18
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1186 6 118.006 25 78
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 20 4 4.211 0 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 5.20 3 0.854 0.11 0.34
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.780 -- -- 0.016 0.051
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.833 -- -- 0.038 0.121
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 12.1 -- -- 0.3 0.8
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 21.0 -- -- 0.4 1.4
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.418 1 -- 0.009 0.028
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.284 1 -- 0.006 0.019
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.807 1 -- 0.059 0.185
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 1 mg 0.250 2 -- 0.005 0.016
Vitamins Folate, total µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 10 -- -- 0 1
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 1 -- 0 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 53 1 -- 1 3
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.730 -- -- 0.015 0.048
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.010 1 -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 14:0 g 0.010 1 -- 0.000 0.001
Lipids 16:0 g 0.580 2 -- 0.012 0.038
Lipids 18:0 g 0.100 2 -- 0.002 0.007
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 9.410 -- -- 0.198 0.621
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.050 2 -- 0.001 0.003
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 9.360 2 -- 0.197 0.618
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 1.010 -- -- 0.021 0.067
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.960 2 -- 0.020 0.063
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.150 2 -- 0.003 0.010
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 124 -- -- 3 8
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.575 -- -- 0.012 0.038
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.767 -- -- 0.016 0.051
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.925 -- -- 0.019 0.061
Amino Acids Lysine g 1.038 -- -- 0.022 0.069
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.143 -- -- 0.003 0.009
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.670 -- -- 0.014 0.044
Amino Acids Valine g 1.120 -- -- 0.024 0.074
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.263 -- -- 0.027 0.083
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.320 -- -- 0.007 0.021
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1S.W. Leonard, K. Hardin, J.E. Leklem Vitamin B-6 Content of Spices , 2001 Journal of Food Composition and Analysis 14   pp.163-167

Langual Code(s)

  • A0113 SPICE OR HERB (US CFR)
  • A1272 0200 SPICES AND HERBS (USDA SR)
  • B1277 DILL
  • C0167 FRUIT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0117 HEAT DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION