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Chives vs Parsnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Parsnip
Parsnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.096g)
Which food is cheaper?
Parsnip
Parsnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 2.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 Parsnip
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Parsnip
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
22
Parsnip
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chives
16
Parsnip

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
:
Contains more Iron +171.2%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Magnesium +44.8%
Contains more Copper +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Potassium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.59
Contains more Iron +171.2%
Contains more Calcium +155.6%
Contains more Magnesium +44.8%
Contains more Copper +30.8%
Contains less Sodium -70%
Contains more Potassium +26.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +22.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.59

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin C +241.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +845.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +609.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7
Contains more Vitamin C +241.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +845.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +609.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +85.2%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.7

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
7%
Parsnip
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
18%
Parsnip
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Parsnip

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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 Parsnip Opinion
Calories 30 75 Parsnip
Protein 3.27 1.2 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.3 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 17 Chives
Carbs 4.35 17.99 Parsnip
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.59 Chives
Calcium 92 36 Chives
Potassium 296 375 Parsnip
Magnesium 42 29 Chives
Sugars 1.85 4.8 Parsnip
Fiber 2.5 4.9 Parsnip
Copper 0.157 0.12 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.59 Parsnip
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Phosphorus 58 71 Parsnip
Sodium 3 10 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 0 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 1.49 Parsnip
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.09 Parsnip
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.05 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.7 Parsnip
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.6 Parsnip
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.09 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 22.5 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.05 Parsnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.112 Parsnip
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.047 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.057 Chives
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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