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Chinese broccoli vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chinese broccoli and Chives

  • Chives are higher than Chinese broccoli in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 107% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chinese broccoli contains 5 times more Choline than Chives. While Chinese broccoli contains 25.3mg of Choline, Chives contain only 5.2mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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 Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +43.6%
Contains more Copper +157.4%
Equal in Calcium - 92
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +43.6%
Contains more Copper +157.4%
Equal in Calcium - 92

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 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +106%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +150.8%
Equal in Folate - 105
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
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 +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +106%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +150.8%
Equal in Folate - 105

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Chives Opinion
Net carbs 1.31g 1.85g Chives
Protein 1.14g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.72g 0.73g Chives
Carbs 3.81g 4.35g Chives
Calories 22kcal 30kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.84g 1.85g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 2.5g
Calcium 100mg 92mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.56mg 1.6mg Chives
Magnesium 18mg 42mg Chives
Phosphorus 41mg 58mg Chives
Potassium 261mg 296mg Chives
Sodium 7mg 3mg Chives
Zinc 0.39mg 0.56mg Chives
Copper 0.061mg 0.157mg Chives
Vitamin A 1638IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.48mg 0.21mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 28.2mg 58.1mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.095mg 0.078mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146mg 0.115mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437mg 0.647mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.159mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.07mg 0.138mg Chives
Folate 99µg 105µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 84.8µg 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine mg 0.057mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.11g 0.146g Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33g 0.267g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chinese 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
48
Chinese broccoli
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
17
Chinese 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
7%
Chinese broccoli
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
4%
Chinese broccoli
4%
Chives
Fats
3%
Chinese broccoli
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.