Lemongrass Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 113

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 6mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 25g %8

Dietary Fiber 0g %0

Total Sugars ~g

Protein 2g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 65.0mg %5

Iron 8.2mg %45

Potassium 723mg %19

Phosphorus 101.0mg %10

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in lemongrass

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin A 6.0IU %0

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.1mg %1

Vitamin C 2.6mg %3

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %5

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %6

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 1.1mg %7

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %10

Minerals in lemongrass

Sodium 6.0mg %0

Selenium 0.7µg %1

Calcium 65.0mg %5

Phosphorus 101.0mg %10

Magnesium 60.0mg %14

Zinc 2.2mg %16

Potassium 723.0mg %19

Copper 0.3mg %30

Iron 8.2mg %45

Manganese 5.2mg %227

Amino Acids in lemongrass

no information available

Fatty Acids in lemongrass

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of lemongrass is 0.0/100 which makes it a low quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Lemongrass has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Met+Cys 22 0
Phe+Tyr 30 0

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in lemongrass is 0.7 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of lemongrass is 1.0 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in lemongrass as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for lemongrass is 28/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for lemongrass

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 8.38 <12
Potassium:Sodium 120.50 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 1.08 <2
Iron:Copper 30.83 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.64 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

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This food is insulinogenic with high insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

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