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Lemongrass vs Mustard Greens - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lemongrass and Mustard Greens

  • Lemongrass has more Iron, Zinc, Folate, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, however Mustard Greens are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Iron is 82% more.
  • Lemongrass contains 9 times more Zinc than Mustard Greens. Lemongrass contains 2.23mg of Zinc, while Mustard Greens contain 0.25mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Mustard greens, 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 +398.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Zinc +792%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.1%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 62% 35% 34% 23% 56% 7% 25% 3%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Zinc +792%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.1%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%

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 B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.6%
Contains more Folate +525%
Contains more Vitamin C +2592.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +50300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
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 234% 182% 41% 0% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 0% 644% 9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.6%
Contains more Folate +525%
Contains more Vitamin C +2592.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +50300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%

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
102
Mustard Greens
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
30
Mustard Greens

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
17%
Mustard Greens
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
5%
Mustard Greens
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
2%
Mustard Greens

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 Mustard Greens
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 Mustard Greens
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?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
Which food is cheaper?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Mustard Greens
Mustard Greens is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
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 Mustard Greens Opinion
Calories 99 27 Lemongrass
Protein 1.82 2.86 Mustard Greens
Fats 0.49 0.42 Lemongrass
Vitamin C 2.6 70 Mustard Greens
Carbs 25.31 4.67 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.17 1.64 Lemongrass
Calcium 65 115 Mustard Greens
Potassium 723 384 Lemongrass
Magnesium 60 32 Lemongrass
Sugar 1.32 Lemongrass
Fiber 3.2 Mustard Greens
Copper 0.266 0.165 Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23 0.25 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 101 58 Lemongrass
Sodium 6 20 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6 3024 Mustard Greens
Vitamin E 2.01 Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.065 0.08 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.135 0.11 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101 0.8 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.21 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.08 0.18 Mustard Greens
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 257.5 Mustard Greens
Folate 75 12 Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.119 0.01 Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054 0.092 Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17 0.038 Lemongrass
Tryptophan
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Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Mustard Greens - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169256/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.