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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 Iron +295.3%
Contains more Calcium +1652.3%
Contains more Potassium +317.7%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Copper +154.5%
Contains more Zinc +74.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.9%
Contains less Sodium -90.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 1212% 342% 267% 248% 226% 107% 135% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 307% 20% 64% 43% 89% 61% 44% 1%
Contains more Iron +295.3%
Contains more Calcium +1652.3%
Contains more Potassium +317.7%
Contains more Magnesium +478.3%
Contains more Copper +154.5%
Contains more Zinc +74.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.9%
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 C +1823.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +69900%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 167% 252% 0% 0% 63% 309% 168% 0% 557% 0% 0% 206%
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 C +1823.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +69900%
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 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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Tarragon 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?
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tarragon Lemongrass Opinion
Calories 295 99 Tarragon
Protein 22.77 1.82 Tarragon
Fats 7.24 0.49 Tarragon
Vitamin C 50 2.6 Tarragon
Carbs 50.22 25.31 Tarragon
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 32.3 8.17 Tarragon
Calcium 1139 65 Tarragon
Potassium 3020 723 Tarragon
Magnesium 347 60 Tarragon
Sugar
Fiber 7.4 Tarragon
Copper 0.677 0.266 Tarragon
Zinc 3.9 2.23 Tarragon
Starch
Phosphorus 313 101 Tarragon
Sodium 62 6 Lemongrass
Vitamin A 4200 6 Tarragon
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.251 0.065 Tarragon
Vitamin B2 1.339 0.135 Tarragon
Vitamin B3 8.95 1.101 Tarragon
Vitamin B5 0.05 Lemongrass
Vitamin B6 2.41 0.08 Tarragon
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 274 75 Tarragon
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.881 0.119 Lemongrass
Monounsaturated Fat 0.474 0.054 Tarragon
Polyunsaturated fat 3.698 0.17 Tarragon
Tryptophan
Threonine
Isoleucine
Leucine
Lysine
Methionine
Phenylalanine
Valine
Histidine
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. 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.