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Lemongrass vs Black pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lemongrass and Black pepper

  • Lemongrass has more Folate, and Zinc, however Black pepper is richer in Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, Iron, Potassium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Black pepper's daily need coverage for Manganese is 327% more.
  • Lemongrass contains 4 times more Folate than Black pepper. Lemongrass contains 75µg of Folate, while Black pepper contains 17µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Spices, pepper, black.

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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 less Sodium -70%
Contains more Zinc +87.4%
Contains more Calcium +581.5%
Contains more Iron +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.4%
Contains more Potassium +83.8%
Contains more Copper +400%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 133% 365% 123% 68% 118% 3% 33% 444%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Zinc +87.4%
Contains more Calcium +581.5%
Contains more Iron +18.8%
Contains more Magnesium +185%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.4%
Contains more Potassium +83.8%
Contains more Copper +400%

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 +∞%
Contains more Folate +341.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +9016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2698%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +263.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.143
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 33% 21% 0% 0% 27% 42% 22% 84% 68% 13% 0% 410%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Folate +341.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +9016.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2698%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +263.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.143

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 Black pepper
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 Lemongrass Black pepper Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 38.65g Black pepper
Protein 1.82g 10.39g Black pepper
Fats 0.49g 3.26g Black pepper
Carbs 25.31g 63.95g Black pepper
Calories 99kcal 251kcal Black pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.23g Black pepper
Sugar g 0.64g Lemongrass
Fiber g 25.3g Black pepper
Calcium 65mg 443mg Black pepper
Iron 8.17mg 9.71mg Black pepper
Magnesium 60mg 171mg Black pepper
Phosphorus 101mg 158mg Black pepper
Potassium 723mg 1329mg Black pepper
Sodium 6mg 20mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 1.19mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 1.33mg Black pepper
Vitamin A 6IU 547IU Black pepper
Vitamin E mg 1.04mg Black pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 0mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.108mg Black pepper
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.18mg Black pepper
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 1.143mg Black pepper
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 1.399mg Black pepper
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.291mg Black pepper
Folate 75µg 17µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 163.7µg Black pepper
Tryptophan mg 0.058mg Black pepper
Threonine mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Isoleucine mg 0.366mg Black pepper
Leucine mg 1.014mg Black pepper
Lysine mg 0.244mg Black pepper
Methionine mg 0.096mg Black pepper
Phenylalanine mg 0.446mg Black pepper
Valine mg 0.547mg Black pepper
Histidine mg 0.159mg Black pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 1.392g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.739g Black pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.998g Black pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lemongrass Black pepper
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
60
Black pepper
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
160
Black pepper

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
62%
Black pepper
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
64%
Black pepper
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
15%
Black pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.273g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black pepper
Black pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black pepper
Black pepper 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. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/nutrients
  2. Black pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170931/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.