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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, 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 Zinc +139.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Calcium +387.7%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Equal in Potassium - 668
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 250% 96% 59% 65% 101% 26% 29% 4%
Contains more Iron +22.9%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
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 C +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +48633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +45.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 9% 1% 0% 0% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 0% 0% 57%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 176% 0% 0% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 0% 0% 82%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +48633.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +45.3%

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Lemongrass Rosemary
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.