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Lemongrass vs True morels - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lemongrass and True morels

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, and Potassium, however True morels are richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin D, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 202% more.
  • Lemongrass contains 8 times more Folate than True morels. Lemongrass contains 75µg of Folate, while True morels contain 9µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Mushrooms, morel, 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 Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Copper +135%
Equal in Zinc - 2.03
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209%
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Copper +135%
Equal in Zinc - 2.03

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 A +∞%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.069
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 0% 0% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.069

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass True morels Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 2.3g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 3.12g True morels
Fats 0.49g 0.57g True morels
Carbs 25.31g 5.1g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 31kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g True morels
Sugar g 0.6g Lemongrass
Fiber g 2.8g True morels
Calcium 65mg 43mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 12.18mg True morels
Magnesium 60mg 19mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 194mg True morels
Potassium 723mg 411mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 21mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 2.03mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.625mg True morels
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Lemongrass
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 206IU True morels
Vitamin D 0µg 5.1µg True morels
Vitamin C 2.6mg mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.069mg True morels
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.205mg True morels
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 2.252mg True morels
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.44mg True morels
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.136mg True morels
Folate 75µg 9µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lemongrass
Vitamin K µg µg
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 mg True morels
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.065g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.052g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.433g True morels

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Lemongrass True morels
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
27
True morels
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
109
True morels

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
19%
True morels
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
5%
True morels
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
3%
True morels

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.