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Seed vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seed and Lemongrass different?

  • Seed is richer in Phosphorus, Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Calcium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, and Zinc, while Lemongrass is higher in Manganese.
  • Lemongrass covers your daily need of Manganese 109% more than Seed.
  • Seed contains 79 times more Selenium than Lemongrass. Seed contains 55.2µg of Selenium, while Lemongrass contains 0.7µg.
  • Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat.

Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Lemon grass (citronella), raw types were 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 +870.8%
Contains more Magnesium +458.3%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +751.5%
Contains more Potassium +77.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Iron - 8.17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 290% 190% 36% 240% 308% 125% 369% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Calcium +870.8%
Contains more Magnesium +458.3%
Contains more Copper +247.4%
Contains more Zinc +105.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +751.5%
Contains more Potassium +77.6%
Contains less Sodium -62.5%
Equal in Iron - 8.17

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
Seed
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +853.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +702%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 4% 10% 0% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 0% 0% 37%
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 A +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +853.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +702%
Contains more Vitamin C +62.5%
Contains more Folate +53.1%

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
35
Seed
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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
99%
Seed
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
142%
Seed
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.
Seed Lemongrass
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Seed 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 richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.211g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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 Seed Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 486 99 Seed
Protein 16.54 1.82 Seed
Fats 30.74 0.49 Seed
Vitamin C 1.6 2.6 Lemongrass
Carbs 42.12 25.31 Seed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lemongrass
Iron 7.72 8.17 Lemongrass
Calcium 631 65 Seed
Potassium 407 723 Lemongrass
Magnesium 335 60 Seed
Sugar
Fiber 34.4 Seed
Copper 0.924 0.266 Seed
Zinc 4.58 2.23 Seed
Starch
Phosphorus 860 101 Seed
Sodium 16 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 54 6 Seed
Vitamin E 0.5 Seed
Vitamin D 0 Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.62 0.065 Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17 0.135 Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83 1.101 Seed
Vitamin B5 0.05 Lemongrass
Vitamin B6 0.08 Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 49 75 Lemongrass
Trans Fat 0.14 0 Lemongrass
Saturated Fat 3.33 0.119 Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309 0.054 Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665 0.17 Seed
Tryptophan 0.436 Seed
Threonine 0.709 Seed
Isoleucine 0.801 Seed
Leucine 1.371 Seed
Lysine 0.97 Seed
Methionine 0.588 Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016 Seed
Valine 0.95 Seed
Histidine 0.531 Seed
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.