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Lemongrass vs Arugula - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lemongrass and Arugula

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, and Phosphorus, while Arugula has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 213% higher.
  • Arugula contains 6 times less Iron than Lemongrass. Lemongrass contains 8.17mg of Iron, while Arugula contains 1.46mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Arugula, 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 Iron +459.6%
Contains more Magnesium +27.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +374.5%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Calcium +146.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 55% 34% 23% 33% 4% 13% 26%
Contains more Iron +459.6%
Contains more Magnesium +27.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.2%
Contains more Potassium +95.9%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +374.5%
Contains more Copper +250%
Contains more Calcium +146.2%

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 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +261%
Contains more Vitamin A +39450%
Contains more Vitamin C +476.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +774%
Contains more Folate +29.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.073
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 143% 9% 0% 50% 11% 20% 6% 27% 17% 73% 0% 272%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +261%
Contains more Vitamin A +39450%
Contains more Vitamin C +476.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +774%
Contains more Folate +29.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.073

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Arugula Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 2.05g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 2.58g Arugula
Fats 0.49g 0.66g Arugula
Carbs 25.31g 3.65g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 25kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.05g Lemongrass
Fiber g 1.6g Arugula
Calcium 65mg 160mg Arugula
Iron 8.17mg 1.46mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 47mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 52mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 369mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 27mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.47mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.076mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 2373IU Arugula
Vitamin E mg 0.43mg Arugula
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 15mg Arugula
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.044mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.086mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.305mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.437mg Arugula
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.073mg Lemongrass
Folate 75µg 97µg Arugula
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 108.6µg Arugula
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 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.086g Arugula
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.049g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.319g Arugula

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Lemongrass Arugula
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
13
Lemongrass
52
Arugula
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
29
Arugula

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
11%
Lemongrass
15%
Arugula
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
4%
Arugula
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
3%
Arugula

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arugula
Arugula is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.033g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arugula
Arugula is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/nutrients
  2. Arugula - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169387/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.