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Lemongrass vs Liver - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lemongrass and Liver

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, while Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Copper.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 778% more than Lemongrass.
  • Lemongrass contains 17 times more Manganese than Liver. While Lemongrass contains 5.224mg of Manganese, Liver contains only 0.3mg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Lemongrass is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised.

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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 +550%
Contains more Magnesium +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Iron +119.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.6%
Contains more Zinc +201.3%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Magnesium +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Iron +119.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.6%
Contains more Zinc +201.3%
Contains more Copper +138.3%

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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Liver
Contains more Vitamin A +299850%
Contains more Vitamin C +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +296.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1526.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +666.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +9448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +612.5%
Contains more Folate +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +299850%
Contains more Vitamin C +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +296.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1526.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +666.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +9448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +612.5%
Contains more Folate +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Liver Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 3.76g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 26.02g Liver
Fats 0.49g 4.4g Liver
Carbs 25.31g 3.76g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 165kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 0g Liver
Calcium 65mg 10mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 17.92mg Liver
Magnesium 60mg 14mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 241mg Liver
Potassium 723mg 150mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 49mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 6.72mg Liver
Copper 0.266mg 0.634mg Liver
Vitamin A 6IU 17997IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemongrass
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemongrass
Vitamin C 2.6mg 23.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.258mg Liver
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 2.196mg Liver
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 8.435mg Liver
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 4.774mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.57mg Liver
Folate 75µg 163µg Liver
Vitamin B12 0µg 18.67µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.366mg Liver
Threonine mg 1.107mg Liver
Isoleucine mg 1.32mg Liver
Leucine mg 2.319mg Liver
Lysine mg 2.007mg Liver
Methionine mg 0.645mg Liver
Phenylalanine mg 1.274mg Liver
Valine mg 1.607mg Liver
Histidine mg 0.708mg Liver
Cholesterol 0mg 355mg Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0g g Liver
Saturated Fat 0.119g 1.41g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.63g Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 1.05g Liver

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Lemongrass Liver
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
397
Liver
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
150
Liver

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
156%
Liver
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
4%
Liver
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
20%
Liver

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.291g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.