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True morels vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between True morels and Lemongrass

  • True morels have more Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, however Lemongrass is richer in Manganese, Vitamin D, Folate, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 202% more.
  • True morels contain 9 times more Vitamin B5 than Lemongrass. True morels contain 0.44mg of Vitamin B5, while Lemongrass contains 0.05mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Mushrooms, morel, 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 Iron +49.1%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.23
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 457% 13% 37% 14% 209% 56% 84% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Zinc - 2.23

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 D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.065
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 153% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 0% 0% 7%
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%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +104.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +780%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +70%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Folate +733.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.065

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
27
True morels
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
109
True morels
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
19%
True morels
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
5%
True morels
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
3%
True morels
2%
Lemongrass

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.
True morels Lemongrass
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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True morels Lemongrass
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 lower in Cholesterol?
True morels
True morels is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
True morels
True morels is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is cheaper?
True morels
True morels is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.6g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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.
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient True morels Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 31 99 Lemongrass
Protein 3.12 1.82 True morels
Fats 0.57 0.49 True morels
Vitamin C 2.6 Lemongrass
Carbs 5.1 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 True morels
Vitamin D 206 0 True morels
Iron 12.18 8.17 True morels
Calcium 43 65 Lemongrass
Potassium 411 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 19 60 Lemongrass
Sugar 0.6 Lemongrass
Fiber 2.8 True morels
Copper 0.625 0.266 True morels
Zinc 2.03 2.23 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 194 101 True morels
Sodium 21 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 0 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 5.1 0 True morels
Vitamin B1 0.069 0.065 True morels
Vitamin B2 0.205 0.135 True morels
Vitamin B3 2.252 1.101 True morels
Vitamin B5 0.44 0.05 True morels
Vitamin B6 0.136 0.08 True morels
Vitamin B12 0 Lemongrass
Vitamin K
Folate 9 75 Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.065 0.119 True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 0.054 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433 0.17 True morels
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose 0 True morels

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. True morels - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168423/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.