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Tarragon vs Lemongrass - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tarragon and Lemongrass

  • The amount of Iron, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Potassium, Vitamin C, Folate, and Vitamin B3 in Tarragon is higher than in Lemongrass.
  • Tarragon covers your daily need of Iron 302% more than Lemongrass.
  • Tarragon contains 30 times more Vitamin B6 than Lemongrass. While Tarragon contains 2.41mg of Vitamin B6, Lemongrass contains only 0.08mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Spices, tarragon, dried 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 +1652.3%
Contains more Iron +295.3%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.9%
Contains more Potassium +317.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.9%
Contains more Copper +154.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 342% 1212% 248% 135% 267% 9% 107% 226%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89%
Contains more Calcium +1652.3%
Contains more Iron +295.3%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.9%
Contains more Potassium +317.7%
Contains more Zinc +74.9%
Contains more Copper +154.5%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%

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 +69900%
Contains more Vitamin C +1823.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +891.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +712.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2912.5%
Contains more Folate +265.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 252% 0% 0% 167% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 206% 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 +69900%
Contains more Vitamin C +1823.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +286.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +891.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +712.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2912.5%
Contains more Folate +265.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 42.82g 25.31g Tarragon
Protein 22.77g 1.82g Tarragon
Fats 7.24g 0.49g Tarragon
Carbs 50.22g 25.31g Tarragon
Calories 295kcal 99kcal Tarragon
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 7.4g g Tarragon
Calcium 1139mg 65mg Tarragon
Iron 32.3mg 8.17mg Tarragon
Magnesium 347mg 60mg Tarragon
Phosphorus 313mg 101mg Tarragon
Potassium 3020mg 723mg Tarragon
Sodium 62mg 6mg Lemongrass
Zinc 3.9mg 2.23mg Tarragon
Copper 0.677mg 0.266mg Tarragon
Vitamin A 4200IU 6IU Tarragon
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 50mg 2.6mg Tarragon
Vitamin B1 0.251mg 0.065mg Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339mg 0.135mg Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95mg 1.101mg Tarragon
Vitamin B5 mg 0.05mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B6 2.41mg 0.08mg Tarragon
Folate 274µg 75µg Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
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 1.881g 0.119g Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474g 0.054g Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698g 0.17g Tarragon

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tarragon 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
143
Tarragon
13
Lemongrass
Mineral Summary Score
318
Tarragon
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
137%
Tarragon
11%
Lemongrass
Carbohydrates
50%
Tarragon
25%
Lemongrass
Fats
33%
Tarragon
2%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tarragon
Tarragon is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass contains less Sodium (difference - 56mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.762g)
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 - $4.5)
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)

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. Tarragon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170937/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.