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Lemongrass vs Garden rhubarb - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lemongrass and Garden rhubarb different?

  • Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Folate, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2, however Garden rhubarb is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 219% higher.
  • Lemongrass contains 37 times more Iron than Garden rhubarb. While Lemongrass contains 8.17mg of Iron, Garden rhubarb contains only 0.22mg.

Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Rhubarb, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +3613.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +621.4%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Zinc +2130%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains more Calcium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Contains more Iron +3613.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +621.4%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Zinc +2130%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains more Calcium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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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Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +971.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin C +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70%
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 7% 6% 0% 27% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +971.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin C +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Garden rhubarb Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 2.74g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 0.9g Lemongrass
Fats 0.49g 0.2g Lemongrass
Carbs 25.31g 4.54g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 21kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.1g Lemongrass
Fiber g 1.8g Garden rhubarb
Calcium 65mg 86mg Garden rhubarb
Iron 8.17mg 0.22mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 12mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 101mg 14mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 288mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 4mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 2.23mg 0.1mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.021mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 102IU Garden rhubarb
Vitamin E mg 0.27mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 8mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.02mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.03mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.3mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.085mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.024mg Lemongrass
Folate 75µg 7µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 29.3µg Garden rhubarb
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 0.053g Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.039g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.099g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lemongrass Garden rhubarb
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
12
Garden rhubarb
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
11
Garden rhubarb

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
5%
Garden rhubarb
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
5%
Garden rhubarb
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
1%
Garden rhubarb

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
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. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/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.