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Garden asparagus vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.106g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
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.
Garden asparagus Chives
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garden asparagus Chives
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
28
Garden asparagus
119
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
16
Garden asparagus
20
Chives

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
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Chives
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.56
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.56

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
:
5
Chives
Contains more Vitamin E +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +411.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +411.3%

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
13%
Garden asparagus
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
4%
Garden asparagus
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Garden asparagus
3%
Chives

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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 Garden asparagus Chives Opinion
Calories 20 30 Chives
Protein 2.2 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.12 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 5.6 58.1 Chives
Carbs 3.88 4.35 Chives
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.14 1.6 Garden asparagus
Calcium 24 92 Chives
Potassium 202 296 Chives
Magnesium 14 42 Chives
Sugars 1.88 1.85 Garden asparagus
Fiber 2.1 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.189 0.157 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.54 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 52 58 Chives
Sodium 2 3 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 756 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 1.13 0.21 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.143 0.078 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.141 0.115 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.978 0.647 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.274 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.091 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 41.6 212.7 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.04 0.146 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.05 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.027 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.084 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.075 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.128 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.104 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.031 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.075 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.115 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.049 0.057 Chives
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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