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Garden cress vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sugars (difference - 4.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden cress
Garden cress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Garden cress
Garden cress is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden cress
Garden cress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.096g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

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.
Garden cress Lemongrass
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden cress Lemongrass
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
244
Garden cress
7
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
23
Garden cress
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
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Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Iron +528.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Copper +56.5%
Contains more Zinc +869.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Calcium +24.6%
Contains more Iron +528.5%
Contains more Potassium +19.3%
Contains more Magnesium +57.9%
Contains more Copper +56.5%
Contains more Zinc +869.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.9%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2553.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +115183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +384%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +2553.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +115183.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +92.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +384%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +208.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +10.1%

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
16%
Garden cress
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
6%
Garden cress
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
3%
Garden cress
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 Garden cress Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 32 99 Lemongrass
Protein 2.6 1.82 Garden cress
Fats 0.7 0.49 Garden cress
Vitamin C 69 2.6 Garden cress
Carbs 5.5 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.3 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 81 65 Garden cress
Potassium 606 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 38 60 Lemongrass
Sugars 4.4 Garden cress
Fiber 1.1 Garden cress
Copper 0.17 0.266 Lemongrass
Zinc 0.23 2.23 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 76 101 Lemongrass
Sodium 14 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6917 6 Garden cress
Vitamin E 0.7 Garden cress
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.065 Garden cress
Vitamin B2 0.26 0.135 Garden cress
Vitamin B3 1 1.101 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.242 0.05 Garden cress
Vitamin B6 0.247 0.08 Garden cress
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 541.9 Garden cress
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.023 0.119 Garden cress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.239 0.054 Garden cress
Polyunsaturated fat 0.228 0.17 Garden cress
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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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