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Shallot vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.129g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 6.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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.
Shallot Chives
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot 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
10
Shallot
119
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
15
Shallot
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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6
Chives
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58

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
:
8
Chives
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +108725%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +26487.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Vitamin C +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +108725%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +26487.5%

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
15%
Shallot
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
4%
Chives
Fats
0%
Shallot
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 Shallot Chives Opinion
Calories 72 30 Shallot
Protein 2.5 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.1 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 8 58.1 Chives
Carbs 16.8 4.35 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 1.6 Chives
Calcium 37 92 Chives
Potassium 334 296 Shallot
Magnesium 21 42 Chives
Sugars 7.87 1.85 Shallot
Fiber 3.2 2.5 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.4 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 60 58 Shallot
Sodium 12 3 Chives
Vitamin A 4 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.04 0.21 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.138 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 212.7 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.146 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.028 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.098 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.106 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.149 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.125 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.027 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.11 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.043 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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