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Chives vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chives and Arrowroot

  • Chives have more Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Manganese, and Calcium, however Arrowroot is higher in Folate, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B1.
  • Chives covers your daily need of Vitamin C 62% more than Arrowroot.
  • Chives have 218 times more Vitamin A than Arrowroot. While Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A, Arrowroot has only 1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chives, raw and Arrowroot, 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 Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Iron +38.8%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 84% 2% 41% 18% 41% 18% 43% 4%
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Copper +29.8%
Contains less Sodium -88.5%
Contains more Iron +38.8%
Contains more Potassium +53.4%
Contains more Zinc +12.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +69%

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
Chives
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Contains more Vitamin C +2957.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +22810.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +221.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 7% 2% 0% 0% 36% 14% 32% 18% 62% 0% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin C +2957.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +22810.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +94.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +92.8%
Contains more Folate +221.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 30kcal 65kcal Arrowroot
Protein 3.27g 4.24g Arrowroot
Fats 0.73g 0.2g Chives
Vitamin C 58.1mg 1.9mg Chives
Net carbs 1.85g 12.09g Arrowroot
Carbs 4.35g 13.39g Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.6mg 2.22mg Arrowroot
Calcium 92mg 6mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 454mg Arrowroot
Magnesium 42mg 25mg Chives
Sugar 1.85g g Arrowroot
Fiber 2.5g 1.3g Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.121mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.63mg Arrowroot
Starch g g
Phosphorus 58mg 98mg Arrowroot
Sodium 3mg 26mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 19IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Chives
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.143mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.059mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 1.693mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.292mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.266mg Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg µg Chives
Folate 105µg 338µg Arrowroot
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.039g Arrowroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.004g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.092g Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg mg Chives
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Arrowroot
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
98
Chives
35
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
31
Arrowroot

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%
Chives
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Arrowroot

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.107g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients
  2. Arrowroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168490/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.