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Cocoa solids vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cocoa solids and Lemongrass?

  • Cocoa solids are higher in Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, Selenium, and Potassium, yet Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, and Folate.
  • Cocoa solids' daily need coverage for Copper is 391% more.
  • Cocoa solids have 68 times more Saturated Fat than Lemongrass. While Cocoa solids have 8.07g of Saturated Fat, Lemongrass has only 0.119g.

We used Cocoa, dry powder, unsweetened and Lemon grass (citronella), raw types 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
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Contains more Iron +69.6%
Contains more Calcium +96.9%
Contains more Potassium +110.8%
Contains more Magnesium +731.7%
Contains more Copper +1324.1%
Contains more Zinc +205.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +626.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 520% 39% 135% 357% 1263% 186% 315% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Iron +69.6%
Contains more Calcium +96.9%
Contains more Potassium +110.8%
Contains more Magnesium +731.7%
Contains more Copper +1324.1%
Contains more Zinc +205.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +626.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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 B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +134.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 20% 56% 41% 16% 28% 0% 7% 24%
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 B1 +20%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +78.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +408%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +47.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +134.4%

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
16
Cocoa solids
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
352
Cocoa solids
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
118%
Cocoa solids
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
58%
Cocoa solids
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
63%
Cocoa solids
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.
Cocoa solids 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cocoa solids Lemongrass
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 7.951g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cocoa solids
Cocoa solids is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cocoa solids Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 228 99 Cocoa solids
Protein 19.6 1.82 Cocoa solids
Fats 13.7 0.49 Cocoa solids
Vitamin C 0 2.6 Lemongrass
Carbs 57.9 25.31 Cocoa solids
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 13.86 8.17 Cocoa solids
Calcium 128 65 Cocoa solids
Potassium 1524 723 Cocoa solids
Magnesium 499 60 Cocoa solids
Sugar 1.75 Lemongrass
Fiber 37 Cocoa solids
Copper 3.788 0.266 Cocoa solids
Zinc 6.81 2.23 Cocoa solids
Starch
Phosphorus 734 101 Cocoa solids
Sodium 21 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 0 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin E 0.1 Cocoa solids
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.065 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B2 0.241 0.135 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B3 2.185 1.101 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B5 0.254 0.05 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B6 0.118 0.08 Cocoa solids
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.5 Cocoa solids
Folate 32 75 Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0 Cocoa solids
Saturated Fat 8.07 0.119 Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 4.57 0.054 Cocoa solids
Polyunsaturated fat 0.44 0.17 Cocoa solids
Tryptophan 0.293 Cocoa solids
Threonine 0.776 Cocoa solids
Isoleucine 0.76 Cocoa solids
Leucine 1.189 Cocoa solids
Lysine 0.983 Cocoa solids
Methionine 0.202 Cocoa solids
Phenylalanine 0.941 Cocoa solids
Valine 1.177 Cocoa solids
Histidine 0.339 Cocoa solids
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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. Cocoa solids - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169593/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.