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Carrot vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Carrot and Chives

  • Carrot has more Vitamin A, however Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, and Calcium.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 166% more than Carrot.
  • Chives have 4 times less Vitamin A than Carrot. Carrot has 835µg of Vitamin A, while Chives have 218µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Carrots, 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
Carrot
1
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7
Chives
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Calcium +178.8%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +248.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Equal in Potassium - 296
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 12% 10% 29% 9% 15% 7% 15% 9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Calcium +178.8%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +248.9%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
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
Carrot
3
:
6
Chives
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +884.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1511.4%
Contains more Folate +452.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.138
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 1003% 14% 0% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 0% 33% 15%
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 A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +884.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1511.4%
Contains more Folate +452.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.138

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
98
Carrot
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
13
Carrot
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
6%
Carrot
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
10%
Carrot
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Carrot
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.
Carrot Chives
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Carrot 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 - 2.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Carrot Chives Opinion
Calories 41 30 Carrot
Protein 0.93 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.24 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 5.9 58.1 Chives
Net carbs 6.78000020980835 1.850000023841858 Carrot
Carbs 9.58 4.35 Carrot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.3 1.6 Chives
Calcium 33 92 Chives
Potassium 320 296 Carrot
Magnesium 12 42 Chives
Sugar 4.74 1.85 Chives
Fiber 2.8 2.5 Carrot
Copper 0.045 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.24 0.56 Chives
Starch 1.43 Carrot
Phosphorus 35 58 Chives
Sodium 69 3 Chives
Vitamin A 16706 4353 Carrot
Vitamin E 0.66 0.21 Carrot
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.066 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.058 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.983 0.647 Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.273 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.138
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 13.2 212.7 Chives
Folate 19 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.146 Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.117 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.012 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.191 0.128 Carrot
Isoleucine 0.077 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.102 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.101 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.02 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.069 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.04 0.057 Chives
Fructose 0.55 Carrot

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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.