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Marrow-stem Kale vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Marrow-stem Kale and Lemongrass

  • Marrow-stem Kale has more Vitamin C, Calcium, and Folate, while Lemongrass has more Manganese, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Zinc, Potassium, and Phosphorus.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily need of Manganese 199% more than Marrow-stem Kale.
  • Marrow-stem Kale contains 14 times more Vitamin C than Lemongrass. While Marrow-stem Kale contains 35.3mg of Vitamin C, Lemongrass contains only 2.6mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Collards, raw and Lemon grass (citronella), raw.

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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 Calcium +256.9%
Contains more Iron +1638.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +304%
Contains more Potassium +239.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Zinc +961.9%
Contains more Copper +478.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 70% 18% 20% 11% 19% 3% 6% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +256.9%
Contains more Iron +1638.3%
Contains more Magnesium +122.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +304%
Contains more Potassium +239.4%
Contains less Sodium -64.7%
Contains more Zinc +961.9%
Contains more Copper +478.3%

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 A +83550%
Contains more Vitamin C +1257.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.3%
Contains more Folate +72%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.135
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 302% 46% 0% 118% 14% 30% 14% 17% 39% 97% 0% 1093%
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +83550%
Contains more Vitamin C +1257.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +434%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106.3%
Contains more Folate +72%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +20.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.4%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.135

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.
Marrow-stem Kale Lemongrass
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Marrow-stem Kale Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 1.42g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 3.02g 1.82g Marrow-stem Kale
Fats 0.61g 0.49g Marrow-stem Kale
Carbs 5.42g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 32kcal 99kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.46g g Lemongrass
Fiber 4g g Marrow-stem Kale
Calcium 232mg 65mg Marrow-stem Kale
Iron 0.47mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 27mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 25mg 101mg Lemongrass
Potassium 213mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 17mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 0.21mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.046mg 0.266mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 5019IU 6IU Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin E 2.26mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 35.3mg 2.6mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B1 0.054mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.13mg 0.135mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.742mg 1.101mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.267mg 0.05mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.08mg Marrow-stem Kale
Folate 129µg 75µg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 437.1µg µg Marrow-stem Kale
Tryptophan 0.031mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Threonine 0.086mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Isoleucine 0.1mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Leucine 0.151mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Lysine 0.117mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Methionine 0.033mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Phenylalanine 0.087mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Valine 0.12mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Histidine 0.047mg mg Marrow-stem Kale
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.055g 0.119g Marrow-stem Kale
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.054g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.201g 0.17g Marrow-stem Kale

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Marrow-stem Kale Lemongrass
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
147
Marrow-stem Kale
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
20
Marrow-stem Kale
78
Lemongrass

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
18%
Marrow-stem Kale
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
5%
Marrow-stem Kale
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
3%
Marrow-stem Kale
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is cheaper?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Marrow-stem Kale - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170406/nutrients
  2. Lemongrass - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168573/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.