Lemongrass vs Ginger: All Nutritional Differences
Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?
More Calories in Lemongrass
At first glance, you can see that in lemongrass is more calories than in ginger.
Lemongrass has 99 kcal per 100g and ginger 80 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 24%.
In lemongrass and in ginger most calories came from carbs.
See tables below to compare lemongrass with ginger in details.
Lemongrass And Ginger Nutrition Difference
lemongrass - 24% more than ginger
lemongrass - 42% more than ginger
ginger - 53% more than lemongrass
ginger - 0% more than lemongrass
Ginger vs Lemongrass: Vitamins and Minerals Comparison
|Carbohydrates||25.31 g||17.77 g|
|Fat||0.49 g||0.75 g|
|Protein||1.82 g||1.82 g|
|Calcium||65 mg||16 mg|
|Iron||8.17 mg||0.6 mg|
|Magnessium||60 mg||43 mg|
|Potassium||723 mg||415 mg|
|Sodium||6 mg||13 mg|
|Zink||2.23 mg||0.34 mg|
|Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)||1.101 mg||0.75 mg|
|Vitaminium B6||0.08 mg||0.16 mg|
|Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)||75 mg||11 mg|
|Vitaminium C||2.6 mg||5 mg|
The same amount of protein
It is aslo easy to see see that there is the same amount of protein in lemongrass and ginger - 1.82g/100g.
More carbohydrates in lemongrass
In lemongrass is more carbohydrates than in ginger.
There is 17.77g/100g of carbohydrates in ginger and 25.31g/100g in lemongrass so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 42%.
Less fat in lemongrass
In lemongrass is less fats than in ginger.
The tables above show us that there is 0.75g/100g of fats in ginger and 0.49g/100g in lemongrass. In this case difference is about 53%.
- Carbohydrates25.31 g
- Fat0.49 g
- Protein1.82 g
100g | ounce | single piece | bunch | cup | chopped
- 90% CARBS.
- 6% PROTEIN
- 4% FAT
- Carbohydrates17.77 g
- Fat0.75 g
- Protein1.82 g
100g | ounce | single piece | tablespoon | teaspoon | slice | cup | chopped
- 84% CARBS
- 9% PROTEIN
- 8% FAT
Vitamins: ginger vs lemongrass
- Vitaminium B3 (Niacin):
lemongrass - 47% more than ginger
- Vitaminium B6:
ginger - 100% more than lemongrass
- Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid):
lemongrass - 582% more than ginger
- Vitaminium C:
ginger - 92% more than lemongrass
Minerals: lemongrass vs ginger
lemongrass - 306% more than ginger
lemongrass - 1262% more than ginger
lemongrass - 40% more than ginger
lemongrass - 74% more than ginger
ginger - 117% more than lemongrass
lemongrass - 556% more than ginger
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