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Rosemary vs Lettuce - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Rosemary and Lettuce?

  • Rosemary is richer in Iron, Fiber, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Folate, yet Lettuce is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Rosemary's daily need coverage for Iron is 72% higher.
  • Rosemary has 142 times more Saturated Fat than Lettuce. Rosemary has 2.838g of Saturated Fat, while Lettuce has 0.02g.

We used Rosemary, fresh and Lettuce, green leaf, raw types in this comparison.

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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 Iron +673.3%
Contains more Calcium +780.6%
Contains more Potassium +244.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +937.9%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.6%
Equal in Sodium - 28
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 250% 96% 59% 65% 101% 26% 29% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 33% 11% 18% 10% 10% 5% 13% 4%
Contains more Iron +673.3%
Contains more Calcium +780.6%
Contains more Potassium +244.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +937.9%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.6%
Equal in Sodium - 28

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 +137%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Folate +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +153.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 73% 176% 0% 0% 9% 36% 18% 49% 78% 0% 0% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 31% 445% 5% 0% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 0% 316% 29%
Contains more Vitamin C +137%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +90%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273.3%
Contains more Folate +186.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +153.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +94.4%

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
43
Rosemary
75
Lettuce
Mineral Summary Score
78
Rosemary
13
Lettuce

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
8%
Lettuce
Carbohydrates
21%
Rosemary
3%
Lettuce
Fats
27%
Rosemary
1%
Lettuce

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 Lettuce
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Rosemary Lettuce
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?
Rosemary
Rosemary is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rosemary
Rosemary contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rosemary
Rosemary is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.818g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Lettuce
Lettuce is cheaper (difference - $1)
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 Rosemary Lettuce Opinion
Calories 131 15 Rosemary
Protein 3.31 1.36 Rosemary
Fats 5.86 0.15 Rosemary
Vitamin C 21.8 9.2 Rosemary
Carbs 20.7 2.87 Rosemary
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 6.65 0.86 Rosemary
Calcium 317 36 Rosemary
Potassium 668 194 Rosemary
Magnesium 91 13 Rosemary
Sugar 0.78 Rosemary
Fiber 14.1 1.3 Rosemary
Copper 0.301 0.029 Rosemary
Zinc 0.93 0.18 Rosemary
Starch 0 Lettuce
Phosphorus 66 29 Rosemary
Sodium 26 28 Rosemary
Vitamin A 2924 7405 Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.22 Lettuce
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.036 0.07 Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.152 0.08 Rosemary
Vitamin B3 0.912 0.375 Rosemary
Vitamin B5 0.804 0.134 Rosemary
Vitamin B6 0.336 0.09 Rosemary
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 126.3 Lettuce
Folate 109 38 Rosemary
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.838 0.02 Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 1.16 0.006 Rosemary
Polyunsaturated fat 0.901 0.082 Rosemary
Tryptophan 0.051 0.009 Rosemary
Threonine 0.136 0.059 Rosemary
Isoleucine 0.136 0.084 Rosemary
Leucine 0.249 0.079 Rosemary
Lysine 0.143 0.084 Rosemary
Methionine 0.047 0.016 Rosemary
Phenylalanine 0.169 0.055 Rosemary
Valine 0.165 0.07 Rosemary
Histidine 0.066 0.022 Rosemary
Fructose 0.43 Lettuce

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. Lettuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169249/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.