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Lemongrass vs Peppermint - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Peppermint
Peppermint is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.127g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Lemongrass Peppermint
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemongrass Peppermint
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
7
Lemongrass
44
Peppermint
Mineral Summary Score
47
Lemongrass
45
Peppermint

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 Iron +60.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.1%
Contains more Zinc +100.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.4%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Calcium +273.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +23.7%
Contains more Iron +60.8%
Contains more Potassium +27.1%
Contains more Zinc +100.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.4%
Contains less Sodium -80.6%
Contains more Calcium +273.8%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Copper +23.7%

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 +1123.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +70700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +576%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1123.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +70700%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +26.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +576%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +61.3%

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%
Lemongrass
23%
Peppermint
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
15%
Peppermint
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
4%
Peppermint

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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 Lemongrass Peppermint Opinion
Calories 99 70 Lemongrass
Protein 1.82 3.75 Peppermint
Fats 0.49 0.94 Peppermint
Vitamin C 2.6 31.8 Peppermint
Carbs 25.31 14.89 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.17 5.08 Lemongrass
Calcium 65 243 Peppermint
Potassium 723 569 Lemongrass
Magnesium 60 80 Peppermint
Sugars
Fiber 8 Peppermint
Copper 0.266 0.329 Peppermint
Zinc 2.23 1.11 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 101 73 Lemongrass
Sodium 6 31 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6 4248 Peppermint
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.082 Peppermint
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.266 Peppermint
Vitamin B3 1.101 1.706 Peppermint
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.338 Peppermint
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.129 Peppermint
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.119 0.246 Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054 0.033 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 0.508 Peppermint
Tryptophan 0.058 Peppermint
Threonine 0.154 Peppermint
Isoleucine 0.154 Peppermint
Leucine 0.281 Peppermint
Lysine 0.161 Peppermint
Methionine 0.053 Peppermint
Phenylalanine 0.191 Peppermint
Valine 0.187 Peppermint
Histidine 0.075 Peppermint
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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