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Cinnamon vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sugars (difference - 2.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.226g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cinnamon
Cinnamon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cinnamon 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
21
Cinnamon
7
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
79
Cinnamon
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 +1441.5%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Contains more Potassium +67.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.8%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Iron - 8.17
Equal in Magnesium - 60
Contains more Calcium +1441.5%
Contains more Copper +27.4%
Contains more Potassium +67.7%
Contains more Zinc +21.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +57.8%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Iron - 8.17
Equal in Magnesium - 60

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 +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4816.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +616%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +195.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +229.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +4816.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +616%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +195.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +229.3%

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
24%
Cinnamon
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
81%
Cinnamon
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
6%
Cinnamon
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 Cinnamon Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 247 99 Cinnamon
Protein 3.99 1.82 Cinnamon
Fats 1.24 0.49 Cinnamon
Vitamin C 3.8 2.6 Cinnamon
Carbs 80.59 25.31 Cinnamon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.32 8.17 Cinnamon
Calcium 1002 65 Cinnamon
Potassium 431 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 60 60
Sugars 2.17 Cinnamon
Fiber 53.1 Cinnamon
Copper 0.339 0.266 Cinnamon
Zinc 1.83 2.23 Lemongrass
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Phosphorus 64 101 Lemongrass
Sodium 10 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 295 6 Cinnamon
Vitamin E 2.32 Cinnamon
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.022 0.065 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.041 0.135 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.332 1.101 Cinnamon
Vitamin B5 0.358 0.05 Cinnamon
Vitamin B6 0.158 0.08 Cinnamon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 31.2 Cinnamon
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.345 0.119 Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.246 0.054 Cinnamon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.068 0.17 Lemongrass
Tryptophan 0.049 Cinnamon
Threonine 0.136 Cinnamon
Isoleucine 0.146 Cinnamon
Leucine 0.253 Cinnamon
Lysine 0.243 Cinnamon
Methionine 0.078 Cinnamon
Phenylalanine 0.146 Cinnamon
Valine 0.224 Cinnamon
Histidine 0.117 Cinnamon
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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