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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, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat, however Lemongrass has more Manganese, Vitamin B12, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 165% higher.
  • Lemongrass has 177 times less Monounsaturated Fat than Chocolate. Chocolate has 9.54g of Monounsaturated Fat, while Lemongrass has 0.054g.
  • 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 Copper +286.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Iron - 8.17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 301% 17% 50% 105% 343% 55% 89% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Magnesium +143.3%
Contains more Copper +286.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
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 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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 3% 11% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 29% 21% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 9% 1% 0% 0% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 0% 0% 57%
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 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 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 Cholesterol ok
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Chocolate Lemongrass
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.