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Lemongrass vs. Spinach pasta — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lemongrass and Spinach pasta?

  • Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Iron, and Potassium, yet Spinach pasta is higher in Vitamin B1, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B12.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 193% more.
  • Lemongrass has 3 times more Potassium than Spinach pasta. While Lemongrass has 723mg of Potassium, Spinach pasta has only 272mg.

We used Lemon grass (citronella), raw and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased types 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Iron +147.6%
Contains more Potassium +165.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +59.3%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains more Manganese +568.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 63
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89% 682% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 124% 45% 64% 24% 4% 39% 66% 102% 0%
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Iron +147.6%
Contains more Potassium +165.8%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Zinc +59.3%
Contains more Copper +35%
Contains more Manganese +568.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +46.5%
Equal in Magnesium - 63

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +836.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +194.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1276%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +293.8%
Contains more Folate +136%
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 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 15% 0% 0% 0% 153% 92% 65% 42% 73% 133% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +3916.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +836.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +194.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1276%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +293.8%
Contains more Folate +136%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +134.5%
Contains more Other +119.5%
Contains more Protein +518.7%
Contains more Fats +328.6%
Contains more Carbs +120.2%
2% 25% 71% 2%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 25.31 g
Water: 70.58 g
Other: 1.8 g
11% 2% 56% 30%
Protein: 11.26 g
Fats: 2.1 g
Carbs: 55.72 g
Water: 30.1 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Water +134.5%
Contains more Other +119.5%
Contains more Protein +518.7%
Contains more Fats +328.6%
Contains more Carbs +120.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1120.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +174.7%
35% 16% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.119 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.054 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
30% 41% 29%
Saturated Fat: 0.483 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.659 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.467 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -75.4%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +1120.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +174.7%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lemongrass Spinach pasta
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Lower in Glycemic Index Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lemongrass Spinach pasta Opinion
Net carbs 25.31g 55.72g Spinach pasta
Protein 1.82g 11.26g Spinach pasta
Fats 0.49g 2.1g Spinach pasta
Carbs 25.31g 55.72g Spinach pasta
Calories 99kcal 289kcal Spinach pasta
Calcium 65mg 43mg Lemongrass
Iron 8.17mg 3.3mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 60mg 63mg Spinach pasta
Phosphorus 101mg 148mg Spinach pasta
Potassium 723mg 272mg Lemongrass
Sodium 6mg 27mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.23mg 1.4mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.266mg 0.197mg Lemongrass
Manganese 5.224mg 0.781mg Lemongrass
Selenium 0.7µg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 6IU 241IU Spinach pasta
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 25µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin C 2.6mg 0mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.065mg 0.609mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B2 0.135mg 0.398mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B3 1.101mg 3.46mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.688mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.315mg Spinach pasta
Folate 75µg 177µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg Spinach pasta
Tryptophan 0.15mg Spinach pasta
Threonine 0.352mg Spinach pasta
Isoleucine 0.488mg Spinach pasta
Leucine 0.813mg Spinach pasta
Lysine 0.336mg Spinach pasta
Methionine 0.208mg Spinach pasta
Phenylalanine 0.56mg Spinach pasta
Valine 0.544mg Spinach pasta
Histidine 0.237mg Spinach pasta
Cholesterol 0mg 73mg Lemongrass
Saturated Fat 0.119g 0.483g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.054g 0.659g Spinach pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.17g 0.467g Spinach pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lemongrass Spinach pasta
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet Equal

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
12%
Lemongrass
47%
Spinach pasta
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
131%
Lemongrass
48%
Spinach pasta

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 21mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.364g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/nutrients
  2. Spinach pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169729/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.