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Chives vs Jícama - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Jícama
Jícama contains less Sugars (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.125g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jícama
Jícama is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Jícama
Jícama is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Jícama
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Jícama
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
11
Jícama
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chives
6
Jícama

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
8
:
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +227.1%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +97.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +227.1%
Contains more Zinc +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +187.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +20628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +70800%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Vitamin C +187.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +20628.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +70800%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%

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
4%
Jícama
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
9%
Jícama
Fats
3%
Chives
0%
Jícama

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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 Jícama Opinion
Calories 30 38 Jícama
Protein 3.27 0.72 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.09 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 20.2 Chives
Carbs 4.35 8.82 Jícama
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.6 Chives
Calcium 92 12 Chives
Potassium 296 150 Chives
Magnesium 42 12 Chives
Sugars 1.85 1.8 Chives
Fiber 2.5 4.9 Jícama
Copper 0.157 0.048 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.16 Chives
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Phosphorus 58 18 Chives
Sodium 3 4 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 21 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.46 Jícama
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.02 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.029 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.2 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.135 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.042 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 0.3 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.021 Jícama
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.005 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.043 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.018 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.016 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.025 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.026 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.007 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.017 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.022 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.019 Chives
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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