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Chives vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Ginger
Ginger contains less Sugars (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chives Ginger
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Ginger
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
119
Chives
7
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chives
17
Ginger

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
Chives
5
:
3
Ginger
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 43

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
Chives
6
:
3
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin C +1062%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +1062%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%

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 the food
Protein
20%
Chives
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
18%
Ginger
Fats
3%
Chives
3%
Ginger

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chives Ginger Opinion
Calories 30 80 Ginger
Protein 3.27 1.82 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin C 58.1 5 Chives
Carbs 4.35 17.77 Ginger
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.6 Chives
Calcium 92 16 Chives
Potassium 296 415 Ginger
Magnesium 42 43 Ginger
Sugars 1.85 1.7 Chives
Fiber 2.5 2 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.226 Ginger
Zinc 0.56 0.34 Chives
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Phosphorus 58 34 Chives
Sodium 3 13 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 0 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.26 Ginger
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.025 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.034 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.75 Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.203 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.16 Ginger
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 0.1 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.203 Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.154 Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.154 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.012 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.036 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.051 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.074 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.057 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.013 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.045 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.073 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.03 Chives
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