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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
Contains more Calcium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +3613.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +621.4%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Zinc +2130%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 26% 9% 9% 6% 26% 1% 3% 7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +32.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +3613.6%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +621.4%
Contains more Potassium +151%
Contains more Zinc +2130%
Contains more Copper +1166.7%

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garden rhubarb Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 2.74g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 0.9g 1.82g Lemongrass
Fats 0.2g 0.49g Lemongrass
Carbs 4.54g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 21kcal 99kcal Lemongrass
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.1g g Lemongrass
Fiber 1.8g g Garden rhubarb
Calcium 86mg 65mg Garden rhubarb
Iron 0.22mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 12mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 14mg 101mg Lemongrass
Potassium 288mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 4mg 6mg Garden rhubarb
Zinc 0.1mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.021mg 0.266mg Lemongrass
Vitamin A 102IU 6IU Garden rhubarb
Vitamin E 0.27mg mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 8mg 2.6mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 0.135mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 0.3mg 1.101mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.085mg 0.05mg Garden rhubarb
Vitamin B6 0.024mg 0.08mg Lemongrass
Folate 7µg 75µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg µg Garden rhubarb
Tryptophan mg mg
Threonine mg mg
Isoleucine mg mg
Leucine mg mg
Lysine mg mg
Methionine mg mg
Phenylalanine mg mg
Valine mg mg
Histidine mg mg
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.119g Garden rhubarb
Monounsaturated Fat 0.039g 0.054g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.099g 0.17g Lemongrass

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Garden rhubarb 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
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

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.

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.