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Beetroot vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Beetroot and Chives?

  • Beetroot has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6 than Chives.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 177% higher.
  • Beetroot has 4 times more Sugar than Chives. Beetroot has 6.76g of Sugar, while Chives have 1.85g.

We used Beets, raw and Chives, raw types in this comparison.

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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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +109.3%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Potassium - 296
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +109.3%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Potassium - 296

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
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Chives
Contains more Vitamin C +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13090.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106%
Contains more Vitamin K +106250%
Equal in Folate - 105
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 194% 262% 5% 0% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 0% 532% 79%
Contains more Vitamin C +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13090.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106%
Contains more Vitamin K +106250%
Equal in Folate - 105

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Beetroot
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
30
Chives

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 food.
Protein
10%
Beetroot
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Beetroot
3%
Chives

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Chives
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Beetroot Chives
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Chives Opinion
Calories 43 30 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.17 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 4.9 58.1 Chives
Net carbs 6.760000228881836 1.850000023841858 Beetroot
Carbs 9.56 4.35 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 1.6 Chives
Calcium 16 92 Chives
Potassium 325 296 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 42 Chives
Sugar 6.76 1.85 Chives
Fiber 2.8 2.5 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.35 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 40 58 Chives
Sodium 78 3 Chives
Vitamin A 33 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.04 0.21 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 212.7 Chives
Folate 109 105 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.146 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.019 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.047 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.048 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.068 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.058 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.018 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.056 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.021 0.057 Chives
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.