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Kidney bean vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Kidney bean and Lemongrass different?

  • Kidney bean is higher in Folate, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B5, and Calcium, however Lemongrass is richer in Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 183% higher.
  • Kidney bean contains 16 times more Vitamin B5 than Lemongrass. While Kidney bean contains 0.78mg of Vitamin B5, Lemongrass contains only 0.05mg.

Beans, kidney, all types, mature seeds, raw and Lemon grass (citronella), raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +303%
Contains more Potassium +94.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.1%
Contains more Copper +260.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 8.17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 308% 100% 175% 125% 4% 77% 320%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +120%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +303%
Contains more Potassium +94.5%
Contains more Zinc +25.1%
Contains more Copper +260.2%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 8.17

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 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +713.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1460%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.3%
Contains more Folate +425.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 5% 0% 15% 133% 51% 39% 47% 92% 296% 0% 48%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +713.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1460%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +396.3%
Contains more Folate +425.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Kidney bean Lemongrass
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Kidney bean Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 35.11g 25.31g Kidney bean
Protein 23.58g 1.82g Kidney bean
Fats 0.83g 0.49g Kidney bean
Carbs 60.01g 25.31g Kidney bean
Calories 333kcal 99kcal Kidney bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.23g g Lemongrass
Fiber 24.9g g Kidney bean
Calcium 143mg 65mg Kidney bean
Iron 8.2mg 8.17mg Kidney bean
Magnesium 140mg 60mg Kidney bean
Phosphorus 407mg 101mg Kidney bean
Potassium 1406mg 723mg Kidney bean
Sodium 24mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.79mg 2.23mg Kidney bean
Copper 0.958mg 0.266mg Kidney bean
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Lemongrass
Vitamin E 0.22mg mg Kidney bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.5mg 2.6mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B1 0.529mg 0.065mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B2 0.219mg 0.135mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B3 2.06mg 1.101mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B5 0.78mg 0.05mg Kidney bean
Vitamin B6 0.397mg 0.08mg Kidney bean
Folate 394µg 75µg Kidney bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 19µg µg Kidney bean
Tryptophan 0.279mg mg Kidney bean
Threonine 0.992mg mg Kidney bean
Isoleucine 1.041mg mg Kidney bean
Leucine 1.882mg mg Kidney bean
Lysine 1.618mg mg Kidney bean
Methionine 0.355mg mg Kidney bean
Phenylalanine 1.275mg mg Kidney bean
Valine 1.233mg mg Kidney bean
Histidine 0.656mg mg Kidney bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.12g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.054g Kidney bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.457g 0.17g Kidney bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Kidney bean Lemongrass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
60
Kidney bean
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
143
Kidney bean
78
Lemongrass

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 food.
Protein
141%
Kidney bean
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
60%
Kidney bean
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
4%
Kidney bean
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.23g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Kidney bean
Kidney bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Kidney bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175193/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.