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Liver vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Liver and Lemongrass

  • Liver has more Vitamin B12, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B2, Iron, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, and Copper, while Lemongrass has more Manganese.
  • Liver covers your daily need of Vitamin B12 778% more than Lemongrass.
  • Liver contains 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Lemongrass. While Liver contains 5405µg of Vitamin A RAE, Lemongrass contains only 0µg.
  • The amount of Cholesterol in Lemongrass is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pork, fresh, variety meats and by-products, liver, cooked, braised 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 +119.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.6%
Contains more Zinc +201.3%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Magnesium +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 673% 10% 104% 14% 7% 184% 212%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Iron +119.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.6%
Contains more Zinc +201.3%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Magnesium +328.6%
Contains more Potassium +382%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%

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
Liver
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +299850%
Contains more Vitamin C +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +296.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1526.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +666.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +9448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +612.5%
Contains more Folate +117.3%
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 Vitamin K 1080% 0% 0% 79% 65% 507% 159% 287% 132% 123% 2334% 0%
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 +299850%
Contains more Vitamin C +807.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +296.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1526.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +666.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +9448%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +612.5%
Contains more Folate +117.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Liver Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 3.76g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 26.02g 1.82g Liver
Fats 4.4g 0.49g Liver
Carbs 3.76g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 165kcal 99kcal Liver
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 0g g Liver
Calcium 10mg 65mg Lemongrass
Iron 17.92mg 8.17mg Liver
Magnesium 14mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 241mg 101mg Liver
Potassium 150mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 49mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 6.72mg 2.23mg Liver
Copper 0.634mg 0.266mg Liver
Vitamin A 17997IU 6IU Liver
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lemongrass
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lemongrass
Vitamin C 23.6mg 2.6mg Liver
Vitamin B1 0.258mg 0.065mg Liver
Vitamin B2 2.196mg 0.135mg Liver
Vitamin B3 8.435mg 1.101mg Liver
Vitamin B5 4.774mg 0.05mg Liver
Vitamin B6 0.57mg 0.08mg Liver
Folate 163µg 75µg Liver
Vitamin B12 18.67µg 0µg Liver
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.366mg mg Liver
Threonine 1.107mg mg Liver
Isoleucine 1.32mg mg Liver
Leucine 2.319mg mg Liver
Lysine 2.007mg mg Liver
Methionine 0.645mg mg Liver
Phenylalanine 1.274mg mg Liver
Valine 1.607mg mg Liver
Histidine 0.708mg mg Liver
Cholesterol 355mg 0mg Lemongrass
Trans Fat g 0g Liver
Saturated Fat 1.41g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.63g 0.054g Liver
Polyunsaturated fat 1.05g 0.17g Liver

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Liver 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
397
Liver
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
150
Liver
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
156%
Liver
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
4%
Liver
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
20%
Liver
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Liver
Liver is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Liver
Liver is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 43mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 355mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.291g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Liver - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167863/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.