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Brussels sprout vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Brussels sprout and Chives

  • Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin B1, yet Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Brussels sprout is 30% higher.
  • Brussels sprout contains 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Chives. Brussels sprout contains 0.139mg of Vitamin B1, while Chives contain 0.078mg.

Food types used in this article are Brussels sprouts, raw and Chives, raw.

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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 Potassium +31.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Potassium +31.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -88%

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 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +319%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +477.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.2%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
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 +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +319%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +477.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.2%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Chives Opinion
Calories 43kcal 30kcal Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 3.27g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.73g Chives
Vitamin C 85mg 58.1mg Brussels sprout
Net carbs 5.15g 1.85g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 4.35g Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.4mg 1.6mg Chives
Calcium 42mg 92mg Chives
Potassium 389mg 296mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 42mg Chives
Sugar 2.2g 1.85g Chives
Fiber 3.8g 2.5g Brussels sprout
Copper 0.07mg 0.157mg Chives
Zinc 0.42mg 0.56mg Chives
Starch g g
Phosphorus 69mg 58mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 3mg Chives
Vitamin A 754IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.21mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.078mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.647mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.138mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 212.7µg Chives
Folate 61µg 105µg Chives
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.146g Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.267g Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.037mg
Threonine 0.12mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.152mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.154mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.032mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.155mg 0.145mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.057mg Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Brussels sprout Chives
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
81
Brussels sprout
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.