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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, Vitamin D, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3, however, Lemongrass is richer in Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 202% more.

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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Selenium +214.3%
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Manganese +789.9%
Equal in Zinc - 2.23
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 457% 14% 84% 37% 3% 56% 209% 77% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89% 682% 4%
Contains more Iron +49.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +92.1%
Contains more Copper +135%
Contains more Selenium +214.3%
Contains more Calcium +51.2%
Contains more Magnesium +215.8%
Contains more Potassium +75.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Manganese +789.9%
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" 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 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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 153% 0% 18% 48% 43% 27% 32% 7% 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 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0% 0%
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

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +71.4%
Contains more Fats +16.3%
Contains more Water +27%
Contains more Carbs +396.3%
Contains more Other +12.5%
3% 5% 90%
Protein: 3.12 g
Fats: 0.57 g
Carbs: 5.1 g
Water: 89.61 g
Other: 1.6 g
2% 25% 71% 2%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 25.31 g
Water: 70.58 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Protein +71.4%
Contains more Fats +16.3%
Contains more Water +27%
Contains more Carbs +396.3%
Contains more Other +12.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +154.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.054
12% 9% 79%
Saturated Fat: 0.065 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.052 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.433 g
35% 16% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.119 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.054 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -45.4%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +154.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.054

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient True morels Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 2.3g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 3.12g 1.82g True morels
Fats 0.57g 0.49g True morels
Carbs 5.1g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 31kcal 99kcal Lemongrass
Sugar 0.6g Lemongrass
Fiber 2.8g True morels
Calcium 43mg 65mg Lemongrass
Iron 12.18mg 8.17mg True morels
Magnesium 19mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 194mg 101mg True morels
Potassium 411mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 21mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 2.03mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.625mg 0.266mg True morels
Manganese 0.587mg 5.224mg Lemongrass
Selenium 2.2µg 0.7µg True morels
Vitamin A 0IU 6IU Lemongrass
Vitamin D 206IU 0IU True morels
Vitamin D 5.1µg 0µg True morels
Vitamin C 2.6mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.069mg 0.065mg True morels
Vitamin B2 0.205mg 0.135mg True morels
Vitamin B3 2.252mg 1.101mg True morels
Vitamin B5 0.44mg 0.05mg True morels
Vitamin B6 0.136mg 0.08mg True morels
Folate 9µg 75µg Lemongrass
Saturated Fat 0.065g 0.119g True morels
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052g 0.054g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.433g 0.17g True morels
Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid 0.001g True morels
Omega-6 - Linoleic acid 0.215g True morels

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
True morels Lemongrass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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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
25%
True morels
12%
Lemongrass
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
96%
True morels
131%
Lemongrass

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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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. 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.