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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.1%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Zinc +792%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 35% 62% 23% 25% 34% 3% 7% 56%
Contains more Iron +398.2%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +74.1%
Contains more Potassium +88.3%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Zinc +792%
Contains more Copper +61.2%
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 A +50300%
Contains more Vitamin C +2592.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%
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 182% 41% 0% 234% 20% 26% 15% 13% 42% 9% 0% 644%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.6%
Contains more Folate +525%
Contains more Vitamin A +50300%
Contains more Vitamin C +2592.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +23.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +320%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +125%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Mustard Greens Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 1.47g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 2.86g Mustard Greens
Fats 0.49g 0.42g Lemongrass
Carbs 25.31g 4.67g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 27kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.32g Lemongrass
Fiber g 3.2g Mustard Greens
Calcium 65mg 115mg Mustard Greens
Iron 8.17mg 1.64mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 32mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 58mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 384mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 20mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.25mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.165mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 3024IU Mustard Greens
Vitamin E mg 2.01mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 70mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.08mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.11mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.8mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.21mg Mustard Greens
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.18mg Mustard Greens
Folate 75µg 12µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 257.5µg Mustard Greens
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 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.01g Mustard Greens
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.092g Mustard Greens
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.038g Lemongrass

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Lemongrass Mustard Greens
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
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

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)

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.