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Chard vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 207mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sugars (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chard Lemongrass
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chard Lemongrass
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
309
Chard
7
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
27
Chard
47
Lemongrass

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
Chard
1
:
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Iron +353.9%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +90.8%
Contains more Copper +48.6%
Contains more Zinc +519.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Contains more Iron +353.9%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +90.8%
Contains more Copper +48.6%
Contains more Zinc +519.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%

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
Chard
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1053.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +101833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1053.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +101833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.3%

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 the food
Protein
11%
Chard
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
4%
Chard
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
1%
Chard
2%
Lemongrass

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chard Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 19 99 Lemongrass
Protein 1.8 1.82 Lemongrass
Fats 0.2 0.49 Lemongrass
Vitamin C 30 2.6 Chard
Carbs 3.74 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.8 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 51 65 Lemongrass
Potassium 379 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 81 60 Chard
Sugars 1.1 Chard
Fiber 1.6 Chard
Copper 0.179 0.266 Lemongrass
Zinc 0.36 2.23 Lemongrass
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Phosphorus 46 101 Lemongrass
Sodium 213 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6116 6 Chard
Vitamin E 1.89 Chard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.065 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.135 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.4 1.101 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.172 0.05 Chard
Vitamin B6 0.099 0.08 Chard
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 830 Chard
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.03 0.119 Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.04 0.054 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.07 0.17 Lemongrass
Tryptophan 0.017 Chard
Threonine 0.083 Chard
Isoleucine 0.147 Chard
Leucine 0.13 Chard
Lysine 0.099 Chard
Methionine 0.019 Chard
Phenylalanine 0.11 Chard
Valine 0.11 Chard
Histidine 0.036 Chard
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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