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Chocolate vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chocolate and Lemongrass

  • Chocolate has more Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Lemongrass has more Manganese, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 165% higher.
  • Lemongrass has 10000000 times less Vitamin B12 than Chocolate. Chocolate has 0.23µg of Vitamin B12, while Lemongrass has 0µg.
  • Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Contains more Copper +286.5%
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Equal in Iron - 8.17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Magnesium +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Contains more Copper +286.5%
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
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 A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
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 A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chocolate Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 54.17g 25.31g Chocolate
Protein 4.88g 1.82g Chocolate
Fats 31.28g 0.49g Chocolate
Carbs 61.17g 25.31g Chocolate
Calories 546kcal 99kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Chocolate
Sugar 47.9g g Lemongrass
Fiber 7g g Chocolate
Calcium 56mg 65mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.02mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 146mg 60mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 206mg 101mg Chocolate
Potassium 559mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 24mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.01mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 1.028mg 0.266mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 50IU 6IU Chocolate
Vitamin E 0.54mg mg Chocolate
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemongrass
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemongrass
Vitamin C mg 2.6mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.05mg 0.135mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.725mg 1.101mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.297mg 0.05mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.042mg 0.08mg Lemongrass
Folate µg 75µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0.23µg 0µg Chocolate
Vitamin K 8.1µg µg Chocolate
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 8mg 0mg Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0.112g 0g Lemongrass
Saturated Fat 18.519g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 9.54g 0.054g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 1.092g 0.17g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chocolate 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
10
Chocolate
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
120
Chocolate
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
29%
Chocolate
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
61%
Chocolate
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
144%
Chocolate
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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

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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.