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Lemongrass vs Marrow-stem Kale - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lemongrass and Marrow-stem Kale

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, and Phosphorus, while Marrow-stem Kale has more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Calcium, and Folate.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily need of Manganese 199% more than Marrow-stem Kale.
  • Lemongrass contains 17 times more Iron than Marrow-stem Kale. While Lemongrass contains 8.17mg of Iron, Marrow-stem Kale contains only 0.47mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Collards, 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
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Contains more Iron +1638.3%
Contains more Potassium +239.4%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +478.3%
Contains more Zinc +961.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +304%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Calcium +256.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 70% 19% 20% 16% 6% 11% 3%
Contains more Iron +1638.3%
Contains more Potassium +239.4%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Copper +478.3%
Contains more Zinc +961.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +304%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Calcium +256.9%

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 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1257.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +83550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.3%
Contains more Folate +72%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13
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 118% 302% 46% 0% 14% 30% 14% 17% 39% 0% 1093% 97%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +1257.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +83550%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.3%
Contains more Folate +72%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13

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
147
Marrow-stem Kale
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
20
Marrow-stem Kale

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
18%
Marrow-stem Kale
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
5%
Marrow-stem Kale
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
3%
Marrow-stem Kale

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 Marrow-stem Kale
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Lemongrass Marrow-stem Kale
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 Saturated Fat?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Marrow-stem Kale Opinion
Calories 99 32 Lemongrass
Protein 1.82 3.02 Marrow-stem Kale
Fats 0.49 0.61 Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin C 2.6 35.3 Marrow-stem Kale
Carbs 25.31 5.42 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.17 0.47 Lemongrass
Calcium 65 232 Marrow-stem Kale
Potassium 723 213 Lemongrass
Magnesium 60 27 Lemongrass
Sugar 0.46 Lemongrass
Fiber 4 Marrow-stem Kale
Copper 0.266 0.046 Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23 0.21 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 101 25 Lemongrass
Sodium 6 17 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6 5019 Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin E 2.26 Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.054 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.13 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101 0.742 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.267 Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.165 Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 437.1 Marrow-stem Kale
Folate 75 129 Marrow-stem Kale
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.119 0.055 Marrow-stem Kale
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054 0.03 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 0.201 Marrow-stem Kale
Tryptophan 0.031 Marrow-stem Kale
Threonine 0.086 Marrow-stem Kale
Isoleucine 0.1 Marrow-stem Kale
Leucine 0.151 Marrow-stem Kale
Lysine 0.117 Marrow-stem Kale
Methionine 0.033 Marrow-stem Kale
Phenylalanine 0.087 Marrow-stem Kale
Valine 0.12 Marrow-stem Kale
Histidine 0.047 Marrow-stem Kale
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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. Marrow-stem Kale - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170406/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.