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Lemongrass vs. Chard — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lemongrass and Chard

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, Iron, Zinc, Folate, Copper, and Phosphorus, however, Chard is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Magnesium.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily Manganese needs 213% more than Chard.
  • Chard has 8 times less Folate than Lemongrass. Lemongrass has 75µg of Folate, while Chard has 9µg.
  • Lemongrass contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Chard, swiss, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +261.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +575.8%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Manganese +1464.1%
Contains more Magnesium +43.3%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89% 682% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 18% 85% 62% 15% 49% 24% 10% 55% 44% 5%
Contains more Calcium +12.1%
Contains more Iron +261.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +206.1%
Contains more Potassium +31.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Contains more Zinc +575.8%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Manganese +1464.1%
Contains more Magnesium +43.3%
Contains more Selenium +28.6%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.8%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +101966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +592.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +226%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.085
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 368% 38% 0% 60% 9% 20% 7% 10% 20% 7% 0% 16% 819%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +91.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +205.8%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +101966.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +592.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +226%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.085

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +512.5%
Contains more Carbs +512.8%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Contains more Water +31.3%
Equal in Protein - 1.88
2% 25% 71% 2%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 25.31 g
Water: 70.58 g
Other: 1.8 g
2% 4% 93%
Protein: 1.88 g
Fats: 0.08 g
Carbs: 4.13 g
Water: 92.65 g
Other: 1.26 g
Contains more Fats +512.5%
Contains more Carbs +512.8%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Contains more Water +31.3%
Equal in Protein - 1.88

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +237.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +507.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.9%
35% 16% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.119 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.054 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
21% 29% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.012 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.016 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.028 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +237.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +507.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -89.9%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Chard Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 2.03g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 1.88g Chard
Fats 0.49g 0.08g Lemongrass
Carbs 25.31g 4.13g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 20kcal Lemongrass
Sugar 1.1g Lemongrass
Fiber 2.1g Chard
Calcium 65mg 58mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 2.26mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 86mg Chard
Phosphorus 101mg 33mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 549mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 179mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.33mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.163mg Lemongrass
Manganese 5.224mg 0.334mg Lemongrass
Selenium 0.7µg 0.9µg Chard
Vitamin A 6IU 6124IU Chard
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 306µg Chard
Vitamin E 1.89mg Chard
Vitamin C 2.6mg 18mg Chard
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.034mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.086mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.36mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.163mg Chard
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.085mg Chard
Folate 75µg 9µg Lemongrass
Choline 28.7mg Chard
Vitamin K 327.3µg Chard
Tryptophan 0.018mg Chard
Threonine 0.086mg Chard
Isoleucine 0.154mg Chard
Leucine 0.135mg Chard
Lysine 0.103mg Chard
Methionine 0.02mg Chard
Phenylalanine 0.114mg Chard
Valine 0.114mg Chard
Histidine 0.038mg Chard
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.012g Chard
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.016g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.028g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemongrass Chard
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Lemongrass
105%
Chard
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Lemongrass
36%
Chard

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 - 173mg)
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 - 0.107g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chard
Chard is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food 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/170401/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.