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Garden rhubarb vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Garden rhubarb and Lemongrass different?

  • Garden rhubarb is higher in Vitamin C, however Lemongrass is richer in Manganese, Iron, Copper, Zinc, Folate, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Lemongrass is 219% higher.
  • Garden rhubarb contains 3 times more Vitamin C than Lemongrass. While Garden rhubarb contains 8mg of Vitamin C, Lemongrass contains only 2.6mg.

Rhubarb, raw and Lemon grass (citronella), raw are the varieties used 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +3613.6%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains more Zinc +2130%
Contains more Phosphorus +621.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 9% 26% 26% 9% 7% 3% 6% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Calcium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +3613.6%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Contains more Zinc +2130%
Contains more Phosphorus +621.4%

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 C +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +971.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 27% 7% 6% 0% 5% 7% 6% 6% 6% 0% 74% 6%
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 C +207.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +1600%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +70%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +350%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +267%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +233.3%
Contains more Folate +971.4%

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
12
Garden rhubarb
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
11
Garden rhubarb
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
5%
Garden rhubarb
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
5%
Garden rhubarb
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
1%
Garden rhubarb
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.
Garden rhubarb Lemongrass
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Garden rhubarb 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 Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garden rhubarb
Garden rhubarb is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Garden rhubarb Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 21 99 Lemongrass
Protein 0.9 1.82 Lemongrass
Fats 0.2 0.49 Lemongrass
Vitamin C 8 2.6 Garden rhubarb
Carbs 4.54 25.31 Lemongrass
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.22 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 86 65 Garden rhubarb
Potassium 288 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 12 60 Lemongrass
Sugar 1.1 Lemongrass
Fiber 1.8 Garden rhubarb
Copper 0.021 0.266 Lemongrass
Zinc 0.1 2.23 Lemongrass
Starch
Phosphorus 14 101 Lemongrass
Sodium 4 6 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin A 102 6 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin E 0.27 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.02 0.065 Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.03 0.135 Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.3 1.101 Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.085 0.05 Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B6 0.024 0.08 Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 29.3 Garden rhubarb
Folate 7 75 Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.119 Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039 0.054 Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099 0.17 Lemongrass
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
Fructose

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. Garden rhubarb - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/167758/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.