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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +1638.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +304%
Contains more Potassium +239.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Zinc +961.9%
Contains more Copper +478.3%
Contains more Calcium +256.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 70% 18% 20% 11% 19% 3% 6% 16%
Contains more Iron +1638.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +304%
Contains more Potassium +239.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Zinc +961.9%
Contains more Copper +478.3%
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 A +83550%
Contains more Vitamin C +1257.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.3%
Contains more Folate +72%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13
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 302% 46% 0% 118% 14% 30% 14% 17% 39% 97% 0% 1093%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +83550%
Contains more Vitamin C +1257.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.3%
Contains more Folate +72%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.13

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Marrow-stem Kale Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 1.42g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 3.02g Marrow-stem Kale
Fats 0.49g 0.61g Marrow-stem Kale
Carbs 25.31g 5.42g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 32kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0.46g Lemongrass
Fiber g 4g Marrow-stem Kale
Calcium 65mg 232mg Marrow-stem Kale
Iron 8.17mg 0.47mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 27mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 25mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 213mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 17mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.21mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.046mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 5019IU Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin E mg 2.26mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 35.3mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.054mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.13mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.742mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.267mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.165mg Marrow-stem Kale
Folate 75µg 129µg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 437.1µg Marrow-stem Kale
Tryptophan mg 0.031mg Marrow-stem Kale
Threonine mg 0.086mg Marrow-stem Kale
Isoleucine mg 0.1mg Marrow-stem Kale
Leucine mg 0.151mg Marrow-stem Kale
Lysine mg 0.117mg Marrow-stem Kale
Methionine mg 0.033mg Marrow-stem Kale
Phenylalanine mg 0.087mg Marrow-stem Kale
Valine mg 0.12mg Marrow-stem Kale
Histidine mg 0.047mg Marrow-stem Kale
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.055g Marrow-stem Kale
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.03g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.201g Marrow-stem Kale

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lemongrass Marrow-stem Kale
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
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

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)

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.