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Lemongrass vs Chard - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lemongrass and Chard different?

  • Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Folate, Potassium, Copper, and Phosphorus, however Chard is richer in Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 211% higher.
  • Lemongrass contains 6 times more Zinc than Chard. While Lemongrass contains 2.23mg of Zinc, Chard contains only 0.36mg.
  • Lemongrass has less Sodium.

Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Chard, swiss, raw are the varieties used 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
Contains more Iron +353.9%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +90.8%
Contains more Copper +48.6%
Contains more Zinc +519.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Magnesium +35%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 68% 16% 34% 58% 60% 10% 20% 28%
Contains more Iron +353.9%
Contains more Calcium +27.5%
Contains more Potassium +90.8%
Contains more Copper +48.6%
Contains more Zinc +519.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +119.6%
Contains less Sodium -97.2%
Contains more Magnesium +35%

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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Chard
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.3%
Contains more Folate +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1053.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +101833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 100% 367% 38% 0% 10% 21% 8% 11% 23% 0% 2075% 11%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +175.3%
Contains more Folate +435.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +1053.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +101833.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +244%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%

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
222
Chard
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
36
Chard

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
11%
Chard
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
4%
Chard
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
1%
Chard

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 Chard
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

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Lemongrass Chard
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 - 1.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 207mg)
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?
Chard
Chard is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.089g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Chard Opinion
Calories 99 19 Lemongrass
Protein 1.82 1.8 Lemongrass
Fats 0.49 0.2 Lemongrass
Vitamin C 2.6 30 Chard
Carbs 25.31 3.74 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.17 1.8 Lemongrass
Calcium 65 51 Lemongrass
Potassium 723 379 Lemongrass
Magnesium 60 81 Chard
Sugar 1.1 Lemongrass
Fiber 1.6 Chard
Copper 0.266 0.179 Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23 0.36 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 101 46 Lemongrass
Sodium 6 213 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6 6116 Chard
Vitamin E 1.89 Chard
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.04 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.09 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101 0.4 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.172 Chard
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.099 Chard
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 830 Chard
Folate 75 14 Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.119 0.03 Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054 0.04 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 0.07 Lemongrass
Tryptophan 0.017 Chard
Threonine 0.083 Chard
Isoleucine 0.147 Chard
Leucine 0.13 Chard
Lysine 0.099 Chard
Methionine 0.019 Chard
Phenylalanine 0.11 Chard
Valine 0.11 Chard
Histidine 0.036 Chard
Fructose

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. Chard - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169991/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.