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Rosemary vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rosemary and Lemongrass

  • Rosemary has more Calcium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Folate, however Lemongrass is higher in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin A RAE, and Zinc.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily Manganese needs 185% more than Rosemary.
  • Lemongrass contains 24 times less Saturated Fat than Rosemary. Rosemary contains 2.838g of Saturated Fat, while Lemongrass contains 0.119g.

Food varieties used in this article are Rosemary, fresh 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 Calcium +387.7%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Iron +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Equal in Potassium - 723
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 96% 250% 65% 29% 59% 4% 26% 101%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +387.7%
Contains more Magnesium +51.7%
Contains more Copper +13.2%
Contains more Iron +22.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +53%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +139.8%
Equal in Potassium - 723

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 +48633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 176% 0% 0% 73% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 82% 0% 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 +48633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +738.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1508%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +45.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +20.7%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rosemary Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 6.6g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 3.31g 1.82g Rosemary
Fats 5.86g 0.49g Rosemary
Carbs 20.7g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 131kcal 99kcal Rosemary
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 14.1g g Rosemary
Calcium 317mg 65mg Rosemary
Iron 6.65mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 91mg 60mg Rosemary
Phosphorus 66mg 101mg Lemongrass
Potassium 668mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 26mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 0.93mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.301mg 0.266mg Rosemary
Vitamin A 2924IU 6IU Rosemary
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 21.8mg 2.6mg Rosemary
Vitamin B1 0.036mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.152mg 0.135mg Rosemary
Vitamin B3 0.912mg 1.101mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B5 0.804mg 0.05mg Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.336mg 0.08mg Rosemary
Folate 109µg 75µg Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.051mg mg Rosemary
Threonine 0.136mg mg Rosemary
Isoleucine 0.136mg mg Rosemary
Leucine 0.249mg mg Rosemary
Lysine 0.143mg mg Rosemary
Methionine 0.047mg mg Rosemary
Phenylalanine 0.169mg mg Rosemary
Valine 0.165mg mg Rosemary
Histidine 0.066mg mg Rosemary
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.838g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16g 0.054g Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901g 0.17g Rosemary

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rosemary 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
43
Rosemary
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
78
Rosemary
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
20%
Rosemary
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
21%
Rosemary
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
27%
Rosemary
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rosemary
Rosemary is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.719g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($1.5)
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. Rosemary - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173473/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.