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Paprika vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Paprika and Lemongrass

  • Paprika has more Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Phosphorus, however Lemongrass is richer in Manganese.
  • Paprika covers your daily Vitamin A RAE needs 274% more than Lemongrass.
  • Lemongrass has 50 times less Vitamin B5 than Paprika. Paprika has 2.51mg of Vitamin B5, while Lemongrass has 0.05mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Spices, paprika 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 +252.3%
Contains more Iron +158.8%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.9%
Contains more Potassium +215.4%
Contains more Zinc +94.2%
Contains more Copper +168%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 69% 793% 128% 135% 202% 9% 119% 238%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +252.3%
Contains more Iron +158.8%
Contains more Magnesium +196.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +210.9%
Contains more Potassium +215.4%
Contains more Zinc +94.2%
Contains more Copper +168%
Contains less Sodium -91.2%

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 +820800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +811.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +813.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2576.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +188.9%
Contains more Folate +53.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2956% 583% 0% 3% 83% 284% 189% 151% 495% 37% 0% 201%
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 +820800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +407.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +811.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +813.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +4920%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2576.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +188.9%
Contains more Folate +53.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Paprika Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 19.09g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 14.14g 1.82g Paprika
Fats 12.89g 0.49g Paprika
Carbs 53.99g 25.31g Paprika
Calories 282kcal 99kcal Paprika
Starch g g
Fructose 6.71g g Paprika
Sugar 10.34g g Lemongrass
Fiber 34.9g g Paprika
Calcium 229mg 65mg Paprika
Iron 21.14mg 8.17mg Paprika
Magnesium 178mg 60mg Paprika
Phosphorus 314mg 101mg Paprika
Potassium 2280mg 723mg Paprika
Sodium 68mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 4.33mg 2.23mg Paprika
Copper 0.713mg 0.266mg Paprika
Vitamin A 49254IU 6IU Paprika
Vitamin E 29.1mg mg Paprika
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.9mg 2.6mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.33mg 0.065mg Paprika
Vitamin B2 1.23mg 0.135mg Paprika
Vitamin B3 10.06mg 1.101mg Paprika
Vitamin B5 2.51mg 0.05mg Paprika
Vitamin B6 2.141mg 0.08mg Paprika
Folate 49µg 75µg Lemongrass
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 80.3µg µg Paprika
Tryptophan 0.07mg mg Paprika
Threonine 0.49mg mg Paprika
Isoleucine 0.57mg mg Paprika
Leucine 0.92mg mg Paprika
Lysine 0.69mg mg Paprika
Methionine 0.2mg mg Paprika
Phenylalanine 0.61mg mg Paprika
Valine 0.75mg mg Paprika
Histidine 0.25mg mg Paprika
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.14g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 1.695g 0.054g Paprika
Polyunsaturated fat 7.766g 0.17g Paprika

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Paprika 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
415
Paprika
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
211
Paprika
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
85%
Paprika
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
54%
Paprika
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
59%
Paprika
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Paprika
Paprika is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.34g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.021g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Paprika - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171329/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.