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Chives vs Summer squash - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Summer squash
Summer squash contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Summer squash
Summer squash is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 0.35g)
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 Summer squash
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Summer squash
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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chives
9
Summer squash

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
7
:
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Calcium +513.3%
Contains more Potassium +13%
Contains more Magnesium +147.1%
Contains more Copper +207.8%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Iron +357.1%
Contains more Calcium +513.3%
Contains more Potassium +13%
Contains more Magnesium +147.1%
Contains more Copper +207.8%
Contains more Zinc +93.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +52.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +241.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2076.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109%
Contains more Vitamin K +6990%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58%
Contains more Vitamin C +241.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +2076.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +62.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +32.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109%
Contains more Vitamin K +6990%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +23.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58%

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
3%
Summer squash
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Summer squash

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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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 30 16 Chives
Protein 3.27 1.21 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.18 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 17 Chives
Carbs 4.35 3.35 Chives
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.35 Chives
Calcium 92 15 Chives
Potassium 296 262 Chives
Magnesium 42 17 Chives
Sugars 1.85 2.2 Summer squash
Fiber 2.5 1.1 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.051 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.29 Chives
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Phosphorus 58 38 Chives
Sodium 3 2 Summer squash
Vitamin A 4353 200 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.12 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.048 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.487 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.155 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 3 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.044 Summer squash
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.016 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.089 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.011 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.028 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.042 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.069 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.065 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.017 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.041 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.053 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.025 Chives
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