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Barley flour vs. Lemongrass — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Barley flour and Lemongrass

  • Barley flour has more Selenium, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium, however, Lemongrass is richer in Manganese, Iron, Folate, and Potassium.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 182% more.
  • Barley flour contains 54 times more Selenium than Lemongrass. Barley flour contains 37.7µg of Selenium, while Lemongrass contains 0.7µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Barley flour or meal and Lemon grass (citronella), raw.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +28.9%
Contains more Selenium +5285.7%
Contains more Calcium +103.1%
Contains more Iron +204.9%
Contains more Potassium +134%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains more Manganese +405.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 101% 69% 127% 28% 1% 55% 115% 135% 206%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89% 682% 4%
Contains more Magnesium +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +193.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +28.9%
Contains more Selenium +5285.7%
Contains more Calcium +103.1%
Contains more Iron +204.9%
Contains more Potassium +134%
Contains more Zinc +11.5%
Contains more Manganese +405.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +469.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +469.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +395%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Folate +837.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 12% 0% 0% 93% 27% 118% 9% 92% 6% 0% 21% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +469.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +469.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +190%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +395%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Folate +837.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +476.9%
Contains more Fats +226.5%
Contains more Carbs +194.4%
Contains more Water +482.8%
Contains more Other +41.7%
11% 75% 12%
Protein: 10.5 g
Fats: 1.6 g
Carbs: 74.52 g
Water: 12.11 g
Other: 1.27 g
2% 25% 71% 2%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 25.31 g
Water: 70.58 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Protein +476.9%
Contains more Fats +226.5%
Contains more Carbs +194.4%
Contains more Water +482.8%
Contains more Other +41.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +279.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +353.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.5%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.335 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.205 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.771 g
35% 16% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.119 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.054 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +279.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +353.5%
Contains less Saturated Fat -64.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Barley flour Lemongrass
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley flour Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 64.42g 25.31g Barley flour
Protein 10.5g 1.82g Barley flour
Fats 1.6g 0.49g Barley flour
Carbs 74.52g 25.31g Barley flour
Calories 345kcal 99kcal Barley flour
Sugar 0.8g Lemongrass
Fiber 10.1g Barley flour
Calcium 32mg 65mg Lemongrass
Iron 2.68mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 96mg 60mg Barley flour
Phosphorus 296mg 101mg Barley flour
Potassium 309mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 4mg 6mg Barley flour
Zinc 2mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.343mg 0.266mg Barley flour
Manganese 1.034mg 5.224mg Lemongrass
Selenium 37.7µg 0.7µg Barley flour
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Lemongrass
Vitamin E 0.57mg Barley flour
Vitamin C 0mg 2.6mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.37mg 0.065mg Barley flour
Vitamin B2 0.114mg 0.135mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 6.269mg 1.101mg Barley flour
Vitamin B5 0.145mg 0.05mg Barley flour
Vitamin B6 0.396mg 0.08mg Barley flour
Folate 8µg 75µg Lemongrass
Choline 37.8mg Barley flour
Vitamin K 2.2µg Barley flour
Tryptophan 0.175mg Barley flour
Threonine 0.356mg Barley flour
Isoleucine 0.383mg Barley flour
Leucine 0.713mg Barley flour
Lysine 0.391mg Barley flour
Methionine 0.202mg Barley flour
Phenylalanine 0.589mg Barley flour
Valine 0.515mg Barley flour
Histidine 0.236mg Barley flour
Saturated Fat 0.335g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.205g 0.054g Barley flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.771g 0.17g Barley flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley flour Lemongrass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Barley flour
12%
Lemongrass
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
84%
Barley flour
131%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.216g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Barley flour
Barley flour contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Barley flour
Barley flour is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barley flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169739/nutrients
  2. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.