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Lemongrass vs Scallion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lemongrass and Scallion

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorus, while Scallion has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily need of Manganese 220% more than Scallion.
  • Lemongrass contains 6 times more Zinc than Scallion. While Lemongrass contains 2.23mg of Zinc, Scallion contains only 0.39mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), 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 +452%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +173%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +471.8%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Calcium +10.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28%
Contains more Iron +452%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +173%
Contains more Potassium +162%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Zinc +471.8%
Contains more Copper +220.5%
Contains more Calcium +10.8%

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 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +16516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +623.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%
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 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 518%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.1%
Contains more Folate +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +16516.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +623.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50%

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 Scallion
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 ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Scallion Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 4.74g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 1.83g Scallion
Fats 0.49g 0.19g Lemongrass
Carbs 25.31g 7.34g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 32kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.33g Lemongrass
Fiber g 2.6g Scallion
Calcium 65mg 72mg Scallion
Iron 8.17mg 1.48mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 20mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 37mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 276mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 16mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.39mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.083mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 997IU Scallion
Vitamin E mg 0.55mg Scallion
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 18.8mg Scallion
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.055mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.08mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.525mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.075mg Scallion
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.061mg Lemongrass
Folate 75µg 64µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 207µg Scallion
Tryptophan mg 0.02mg Scallion
Threonine mg 0.072mg Scallion
Isoleucine mg 0.077mg Scallion
Leucine mg 0.109mg Scallion
Lysine mg 0.091mg Scallion
Methionine mg 0.02mg Scallion
Phenylalanine mg 0.059mg Scallion
Valine mg 0.081mg Scallion
Histidine mg 0.032mg Scallion
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.032g Scallion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.027g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.074g Lemongrass

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Lemongrass Scallion
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
63
Scallion
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
21
Scallion

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
11%
Scallion
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
7%
Scallion
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
1%
Scallion

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.087g)
Which food is cheaper?
Scallion
Scallion is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
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)
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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.