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Scallion vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.087g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sugars (difference - 2.33g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Scallion Lemongrass
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium 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
Scallion 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
82
Scallion
7
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
15
Scallion
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 +10.8%
Contains more Iron +452%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Zinc +471.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +173%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Calcium - 65
Contains more Calcium +10.8%
Contains more Iron +452%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Zinc +471.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +173%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Calcium - 65

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +623.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +16516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +623.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +16516.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%

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
11%
Scallion
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
7%
Scallion
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
1%
Scallion
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 Scallion Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 32 99 Lemongrass
Protein 1.83 1.82 Scallion
Fats 0.19 0.49 Lemongrass
Vitamin C 18.8 2.6 Scallion
Carbs 7.34 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.48 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 72 65 Scallion
Potassium 276 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 20 60 Lemongrass
Sugars 2.33 Scallion
Fiber 2.6 Scallion
Copper 0.083 0.266 Lemongrass
Zinc 0.39 2.23 Lemongrass
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Phosphorus 37 101 Lemongrass
Sodium 16 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 997 6 Scallion
Vitamin E 0.55 Scallion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.065 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.08 0.135 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.525 1.101 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.075 0.05 Scallion
Vitamin B6 0.061 0.08 Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 207 Scallion
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.032 0.119 Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027 0.054 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074 0.17 Lemongrass
Tryptophan 0.02 Scallion
Threonine 0.072 Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077 Scallion
Leucine 0.109 Scallion
Lysine 0.091 Scallion
Methionine 0.02 Scallion
Phenylalanine 0.059 Scallion
Valine 0.081 Scallion
Histidine 0.032 Scallion
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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