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Lemongrass vs Chocolate - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lemongrass and Chocolate

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, and Vitamin B2, however Chocolate has more Copper, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B12, Monounsaturated Fat, and Polyunsaturated fat.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 165% higher.
  • Chocolate has 3 times less Vitamin B2 than Lemongrass. Lemongrass has 0.135mg of Vitamin B2, while Chocolate has 0.05mg.
  • Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat.

Food types used in this article are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Chocolate, dark, 45- 59% cacao solids.

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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 +16.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Magnesium +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Contains more Copper +286.5%
Equal in Iron - 8.02
Equal in Zinc - 2.01
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 301% 105% 89% 50% 4% 55% 343%
Contains more Calcium +16.1%
Contains more Potassium +29.3%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +10.9%
Contains more Magnesium +143.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +104%
Contains more Copper +286.5%
Equal in Iron - 8.02
Equal in Zinc - 2.01

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 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 3% 11% 0% 0% 7% 12% 14% 18% 10% 0% 29% 21%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +160%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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 Chocolate
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Chocolate Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 54.17g Chocolate
Protein 1.82g 4.88g Chocolate
Fats 0.49g 31.28g Chocolate
Carbs 25.31g 61.17g Chocolate
Calories 99kcal 546kcal Chocolate
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Chocolate
Sugar g 47.9g Lemongrass
Fiber g 7g Chocolate
Calcium 65mg 56mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 8.02mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 146mg Chocolate
Phosphorus 101mg 206mg Chocolate
Potassium 723mg 559mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 24mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 2.01mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 1.028mg Chocolate
Vitamin A 6IU 50IU Chocolate
Vitamin E mg 0.54mg Chocolate
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemongrass
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemongrass
Vitamin C 2.6mg mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.025mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.05mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.725mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.297mg Chocolate
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.042mg Lemongrass
Folate 75µg µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.23µg Chocolate
Vitamin K µg 8.1µg Chocolate
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 8mg Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0g 0.112g Lemongrass
Saturated Fat 0.119g 18.519g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 9.54g Chocolate
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 1.092g Chocolate

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lemongrass Chocolate
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
10
Chocolate
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
120
Chocolate

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
29%
Chocolate
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
61%
Chocolate
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
144%
Chocolate

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 47.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 18.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Chocolate - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170271/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.