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Wild rice vs. Lemongrass — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Wild rice and Lemongrass

  • Wild rice contains less Manganese, Iron, Potassium, Copper, Folate, Zinc, Magnesium, and Calcium than Lemongrass.
  • Lemongrass's daily need coverage for Manganese is 215% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Wild rice, cooked 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Selenium +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +2066.7%
Contains more Iron +1261.7%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.2%
Contains more Potassium +615.8%
Contains more Zinc +66.4%
Contains more Copper +119.8%
Contains more Manganese +1752.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 23% 23% 36% 9% 1% 37% 41% 37% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 20% 307% 43% 44% 64% 1% 61% 89% 682% 4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Selenium +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +2066.7%
Contains more Iron +1261.7%
Contains more Magnesium +87.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.2%
Contains more Potassium +615.8%
Contains more Zinc +66.4%
Contains more Copper +119.8%
Contains more Manganese +1752.5%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Folate +188.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 14% 21% 25% 10% 32% 20% 0% 6% 2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 9% 17% 32% 21% 3% 19% 57% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +208%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +55.2%
Contains more Folate +188.5%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +119.2%
Contains more Fats +44.1%
Contains more Carbs +18.6%
Contains more Other +350%
Equal in Water - 70.58
4% 21% 74%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 0.34 g
Carbs: 21.34 g
Water: 73.93 g
Other: 0.4 g
2% 25% 71% 2%
Protein: 1.82 g
Fats: 0.49 g
Carbs: 25.31 g
Water: 70.58 g
Other: 1.8 g
Contains more Protein +119.2%
Contains more Fats +44.1%
Contains more Carbs +18.6%
Contains more Other +350%
Equal in Water - 70.58

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.054
16% 16% 68%
Saturated Fat: 0.049 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.05 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.213 g
35% 16% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.119 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.054 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.17 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -58.8%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +25.3%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.054

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Wild rice Lemongrass
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wild rice Lemongrass Opinion
Net carbs 19.54g 25.31g Lemongrass
Protein 3.99g 1.82g Wild rice
Fats 0.34g 0.49g Lemongrass
Carbs 21.34g 25.31g Lemongrass
Calories 101kcal 99kcal Wild rice
Fructose 0.2g Wild rice
Sugar 0.73g Lemongrass
Fiber 1.8g Wild rice
Calcium 3mg 65mg Lemongrass
Iron 0.6mg 8.17mg Lemongrass
Magnesium 32mg 60mg Lemongrass
Phosphorus 82mg 101mg Lemongrass
Potassium 101mg 723mg Lemongrass
Sodium 3mg 6mg Wild rice
Zinc 1.34mg 2.23mg Lemongrass
Copper 0.121mg 0.266mg Lemongrass
Manganese 0.282mg 5.224mg Lemongrass
Selenium 0.8µg 0.7µg Wild rice
Vitamin A 3IU 6IU Lemongrass
Vitamin E 0.24mg Wild rice
Vitamin C 0mg 2.6mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B1 0.052mg 0.065mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B2 0.087mg 0.135mg Lemongrass
Vitamin B3 1.287mg 1.101mg Wild rice
Vitamin B5 0.154mg 0.05mg Wild rice
Vitamin B6 0.135mg 0.08mg Wild rice
Folate 26µg 75µg Lemongrass
Choline 10.2mg Wild rice
Vitamin K 0.5µg Wild rice
Tryptophan 0.049mg Wild rice
Threonine 0.127mg Wild rice
Isoleucine 0.167mg Wild rice
Leucine 0.276mg Wild rice
Lysine 0.17mg Wild rice
Methionine 0.119mg Wild rice
Phenylalanine 0.195mg Wild rice
Valine 0.232mg Wild rice
Histidine 0.104mg Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.049g 0.119g Wild rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.054g Lemongrass
Polyunsaturated fat 0.213g 0.17g Wild rice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Wild rice Lemongrass
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
10%
Wild rice
12%
Lemongrass
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Wild rice
131%
Lemongrass

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wild rice
Wild rice contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wild rice
Wild rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.73g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lemongrass
Lemongrass is relatively richer in minerals
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Wild rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168897/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.