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Green bean vs. Chives — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Green bean and Chives different?

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium than Green bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 137% higher.

Beans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt and Chives, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +109.1%
Contains more Iron +146.2%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Zinc +124%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Manganese +30.9%
Contains more Selenium +350%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 25% 13% 13% 13% 1% 7% 19% 38% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53% 49% 5%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +109.1%
Contains more Iron +146.2%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Zinc +124%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Manganese +30.9%
Contains more Selenium +350%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Chives
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Choline +225%
Contains more Vitamin A +587.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +499%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Folate +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +344.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 38% 10% 0% 33% 19% 23% 12% 5% 13% 25% 0% 10% 120%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 3% 532%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Choline +225%
Contains more Vitamin A +587.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +499%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Folate +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +344.1%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +81.1%
Contains more Protein +73%
Contains more Fats +160.7%
Contains more Other +37%
Equal in Water - 90.65
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.89 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 7.88 g
Water: 89.22 g
Other: 0.73 g
3% 4% 91%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 4.35 g
Water: 90.65 g
Other: 1 g
Contains more Carbs +81.1%
Contains more Protein +73%
Contains more Fats +160.7%
Contains more Other +37%
Equal in Water - 90.65

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +763.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +84.1%
29% 5% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.145 g
29% 19% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.146 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.095 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.267 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +763.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +84.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Green bean Chives
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Green bean Chives Opinion
Net carbs 4.68g 1.85g Green bean
Protein 1.89g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.28g 0.73g Chives
Carbs 7.88g 4.35g Green bean
Calories 35kcal 30kcal Green bean
Sugar 3.63g 1.85g Chives
Fiber 3.2g 2.5g Green bean
Calcium 44mg 92mg Chives
Iron 0.65mg 1.6mg Chives
Magnesium 18mg 42mg Chives
Phosphorus 29mg 58mg Chives
Potassium 146mg 296mg Chives
Sodium 1mg 3mg Green bean
Zinc 0.25mg 0.56mg Chives
Copper 0.057mg 0.157mg Chives
Manganese 0.285mg 0.373mg Chives
Selenium 0.2µg 0.9µg Chives
Vitamin A 633IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin A RAE 32µg 218µg Chives
Vitamin E 0.46mg 0.21mg Green bean
Vitamin C 9.7mg 58.1mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.074mg 0.078mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.097mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.614mg 0.647mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.074mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.138mg Chives
Folate 33µg 105µg Chives
Choline 16.9mg 5.2mg Green bean
Vitamin K 47.9µg 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine 0.082mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.069mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.116mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.091mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.023mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.069mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.093mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.035mg 0.057mg Chives
Saturated Fat 0.064g 0.146g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.145g 0.267g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Green bean Chives
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
23%
Green bean
91%
Chives
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Green bean
29%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.78g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
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)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169141/nutrients
  2. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.