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Lemongrass vs Rosemary - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lemongrass and Rosemary

  • Lemongrass has more Manganese, Iron, and Zinc, however Rosemary is higher in Calcium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily Manganese needs 185% more than Rosemary.
  • Rosemary contains 2 times less Zinc than Lemongrass. Lemongrass contains 2.23mg of Zinc, while Rosemary contains 0.93mg.
  • Lemongrass has less Saturated Fat.

Food varieties used in this article are Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Rosemary, fresh.

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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 +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Contains more Calcium +387.7%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Equal in Potassium - 668
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Contains more Iron +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Contains more Calcium +387.7%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Equal in Potassium - 668

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 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +48633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +45.3%
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 176% 0% 0% 73% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 82% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +48633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +45.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Rosemary Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 6.6g Lemongrass
Protein 1.82g 3.31g Rosemary
Fats 0.49g 5.86g Rosemary
Carbs 25.31g 20.7g Lemongrass
Calories 99kcal 131kcal Rosemary
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 14.1g Rosemary
Calcium 65mg 317mg Rosemary
Iron 8.17mg 6.65mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 91mg Rosemary
Phosphorus 101mg 66mg Lemongrass
Potassium 723mg 668mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 26mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 0.93mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.301mg Rosemary
Vitamin A 6IU 2924IU Rosemary
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.6mg 21.8mg Rosemary
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.036mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.152mg Rosemary
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 0.912mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.804mg Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.336mg Rosemary
Folate 75µg 109µg Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.051mg Rosemary
Threonine mg 0.136mg Rosemary
Isoleucine mg 0.136mg Rosemary
Leucine mg 0.249mg Rosemary
Lysine mg 0.143mg Rosemary
Methionine mg 0.047mg Rosemary
Phenylalanine mg 0.169mg Rosemary
Valine mg 0.165mg Rosemary
Histidine mg 0.066mg Rosemary
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.119g 2.838g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 1.16g Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.901g Rosemary

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemongrass Rosemary
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
43
Rosemary
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
78
Rosemary

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
20%
Rosemary
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
21%
Rosemary
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
27%
Rosemary

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rosemary
Rosemary is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.719g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)
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. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.