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Lemongrass vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lemongrass and Celery

  • Celery has less Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Folate, and Vitamin B2.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily Manganese needs 223% more than Celery.
  • Celery contains 41 times less Iron than Lemongrass. Lemongrass contains 8.17mg of Iron, while Celery contains 0.2mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Celery, 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 Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +3985%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +320.8%
Contains more Potassium +178.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +1615.4%
Contains more Copper +660%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Contains more Calcium +62.5%
Contains more Iron +3985%
Contains more Magnesium +445.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +320.8%
Contains more Potassium +178.1%
Contains less Sodium -92.5%
Contains more Zinc +1615.4%
Contains more Copper +660%

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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Celery
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.1%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +7383.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +392%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074
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 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 74%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +209.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +136.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +244.1%
Contains more Folate +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +7383.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +392%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074

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 Celery
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 Celery Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 1.37g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 0.69g Lemongrass
Fats 0.49g 0.17g Lemongrass
Carbs 25.31g 2.97g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 16kcal Lemongrass
Starch g 0g Celery
Fructose g 0.37g Celery
Sugar g 1.34g Lemongrass
Fiber g 1.6g Celery
Calcium 65mg 40mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 0.2mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 11mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 24mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 260mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 80mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.13mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.035mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 449IU Celery
Vitamin E mg 0.27mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 3.1mg Celery
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.021mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.057mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.32mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.246mg Celery
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.074mg Lemongrass
Folate 75µg 36µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 29.3µg Celery
Tryptophan mg 0.009mg Celery
Threonine mg 0.02mg Celery
Isoleucine mg 0.021mg Celery
Leucine mg 0.032mg Celery
Lysine mg 0.027mg Celery
Methionine mg 0.005mg Celery
Phenylalanine mg 0.02mg Celery
Valine mg 0.027mg Celery
Histidine mg 0.012mg Celery
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.042g Celery
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.032g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.079g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lemongrass Celery
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
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
11
Celery

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
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
3%
Celery
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
1%
Celery

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 74mg)
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?
Celery
Celery is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.077g)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.