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Lemongrass vs Seed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lemongrass and Seed different?

  • Lemongrass is richer in Manganese, while Seed is higher in Phosphorus, Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Zinc.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily need of Manganese 109% more than Seed.
  • Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat.

Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Seeds, chia seeds, dried types were 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 Potassium +77.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Calcium +870.8%
Contains more Magnesium +458.3%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +751.5%
Equal in Iron - 7.72
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Contains more Potassium +77.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Contains more Calcium +870.8%
Contains more Magnesium +458.3%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +751.5%
Equal in Iron - 7.72

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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Seed
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +853.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +702%
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 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +853.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +702%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Seed Opinion
Calories 99kcal 486kcal Seed
Protein 1.82g 16.54g Seed
Fats 0.49g 30.74g Seed
Vitamin C 2.6mg 1.6mg Lemongrass
Net carbs 25.31g 7.72g Lemongrass
Carbs 25.31g 42.12g Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 7.72mg Lemongrass
Calcium 65mg 631mg Seed
Potassium 723mg 407mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 335mg Seed
Sugar g g
Fiber g 34.4g Seed
Copper 0.266mg 0.924mg Seed
Zinc 2.23mg 4.58mg Seed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 101mg 860mg Seed
Sodium 6mg 16mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 54IU Seed
Vitamin E mg 0.5mg Seed
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.62mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.17mg Seed
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 8.83mg Seed
Vitamin B5 0.05mg mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B6 0.08mg mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Folate 75µg 49µg Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0g 0.14g Lemongrass
Saturated Fat 0.119g 3.33g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 2.309g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 23.665g Seed
Tryptophan mg 0.436mg Seed
Threonine mg 0.709mg Seed
Isoleucine mg 0.801mg Seed
Leucine mg 1.371mg Seed
Lysine mg 0.97mg Seed
Methionine mg 0.588mg Seed
Phenylalanine mg 1.016mg Seed
Valine mg 0.95mg Seed
Histidine mg 0.531mg Seed
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lemongrass Seed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
35
Seed
Mineral Summary Score
78
Lemongrass
195
Seed

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
99%
Seed
Carbohydrates
25%
Lemongrass
42%
Seed
Fats
2%
Lemongrass
142%
Seed

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.211g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
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 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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.