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Chives vs Welsh onion - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.079g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 0.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
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 Welsh onion
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Welsh onion
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
82
Welsh onion
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chives
12
Welsh onion

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 +31.1%
Contains more Calcium +411.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.52
Contains more Iron +31.1%
Contains more Calcium +411.1%
Contains more Potassium +39.6%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Equal in Zinc - 0.52

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 +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +275.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 193.4
Contains more Vitamin C +115.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +275.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Equal in Vitamin K - 193.4

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%
Welsh onion
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Welsh onion
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Welsh onion

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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 Welsh onion Opinion
Calories 30 34 Welsh onion
Protein 3.27 1.9 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.4 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 27 Chives
Carbs 4.35 6.5 Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 1.22 Chives
Calcium 92 18 Chives
Potassium 296 212 Chives
Magnesium 42 23 Chives
Sugars 1.85 2.18 Welsh onion
Fiber 2.5 2.4 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.07 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.52 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 49 Chives
Sodium 3 17 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 1160 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.51 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.05 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.09 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.4 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.169 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.072 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 193.4 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.067 Welsh onion
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.056 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.156 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.021 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.074 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.081 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.113 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.095 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.021 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.061 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.084 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.033 Chives
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