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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, 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 Potassium +13.4%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +157.4%
Contains more Zinc +43.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Equal in Calcium - 92
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Copper +157.4%
Contains more Zinc +43.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
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 C +106%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.8%
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 C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
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 E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Contains more Vitamin C +106%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.8%
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 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 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

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Chinese broccoli 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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chinese broccoli Chives Opinion
Calories 22 30 Chives
Protein 1.14 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.72 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 28.2 58.1 Chives
Net carbs 1.309999942779541 1.850000023841858 Chives
Carbs 3.81 4.35 Chives
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.56 1.6 Chives
Calcium 100 92 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 261 296 Chives
Magnesium 18 42 Chives
Sugar 0.84 1.85 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5 2.5
Copper 0.061 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.39 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 41 58 Chives
Sodium 7 3 Chives
Vitamin A 1638 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.48 0.21 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.095 0.078 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.146 0.115 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.437 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.159 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.07 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 84.8 212.7 Chives
Folate 99 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.11 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.33 0.267 Chinese broccoli
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.057 Chives
Fructose

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.