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Broccoli vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Broccoli and Chives?

  • Broccoli is richer in Vitamin C, yet Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Copper, Iron, Folate, and Manganese.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 93% higher.
  • Broccoli has 4 times more Vitamin E than Chives. Broccoli has 0.78mg of Vitamin E , while Chives have 0.21mg.

We used Broccoli, 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 Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +95.7%
Contains more Iron +119.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Equal in Potassium - 296
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Contains more Calcium +95.7%
Contains more Iron +119.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
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 E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +598.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.115
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 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +598.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.115
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Broccoli Chives Opinion
Net carbs 4.04g 1.85g Broccoli
Protein 2.82g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.37g 0.73g Chives
Carbs 6.64g 4.35g Broccoli
Calories 34kcal 30kcal Broccoli
Starch 0g g Broccoli
Fructose 0.68g g Broccoli
Sugar 1.7g 1.85g Broccoli
Fiber 2.6g 2.5g Broccoli
Calcium 47mg 92mg Chives
Iron 0.73mg 1.6mg Chives
Magnesium 21mg 42mg Chives
Phosphorus 66mg 58mg Broccoli
Potassium 316mg 296mg Broccoli
Sodium 33mg 3mg Chives
Zinc 0.41mg 0.56mg Chives
Copper 0.049mg 0.157mg Chives
Vitamin A 623IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.78mg 0.21mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 89.2mg 58.1mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.078mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.117mg 0.115mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639mg 0.647mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.573mg 0.324mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175mg 0.138mg Broccoli
Folate 63µg 105µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 101.6µg 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.033mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine 0.088mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.079mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.129mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.135mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.038mg 0.036mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117mg 0.105mg Broccoli
Valine 0.125mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.059mg 0.057mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.039g 0.146g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038g 0.267g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Chives
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
65
Broccoli
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
18
Broccoli
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
17%
Broccoli
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
4%
Chives
Fats
2%
Broccoli
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.107g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.