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Chives vs. Green bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chives and Green bean different?

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium than Green bean.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 137% higher.
  • Chives contain 7 times more Vitamin A RAE than Green bean. While Chives contain 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, Green bean contains only 32µg.

Chives, raw and Beans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt are the varieties used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +109.1%
Contains more Iron +146.2%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Zinc +124%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Manganese +30.9%
Contains more Selenium +350%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53% 49% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 25% 13% 13% 13% 1% 7% 19% 38% 2%
Contains more Calcium +109.1%
Contains more Iron +146.2%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +100%
Contains more Potassium +102.7%
Contains more Zinc +124%
Contains more Copper +175.4%
Contains more Manganese +30.9%
Contains more Selenium +350%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 A +587.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +499%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Folate +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +344.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Choline +225%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.614
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 3% 532%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 38% 10% 0% 33% 19% 23% 12% 5% 13% 25% 0% 10% 120%
Contains more Vitamin A +587.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +499%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +337.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +146.4%
Contains more Folate +218.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +344.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +119%
Contains more Choline +225%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.074
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.614

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +73%
Contains more Fats +160.7%
Contains more Other +37%
Contains more Carbs +81.1%
Equal in Water - 89.22
3% 4% 91%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 4.35 g
Water: 90.65 g
Other: 1 g
2% 8% 89%
Protein: 1.89 g
Fats: 0.28 g
Carbs: 7.88 g
Water: 89.22 g
Other: 0.73 g
Contains more Protein +73%
Contains more Fats +160.7%
Contains more Other +37%
Contains more Carbs +81.1%
Equal in Water - 89.22

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +763.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +84.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.2%
29% 19% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.146 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.095 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.267 g
29% 5% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.064 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.011 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.145 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +763.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +84.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -56.2%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chives Green bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 4.68g Green bean
Protein 3.27g 1.89g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.28g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 7.88g Green bean
Calories 30kcal 35kcal Green bean
Sugar 1.85g 3.63g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 3.2g Green bean
Calcium 92mg 44mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.65mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 18mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 29mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 146mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 1mg Green bean
Zinc 0.56mg 0.25mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.057mg Chives
Manganese 0.373mg 0.285mg Chives
Selenium 0.9µg 0.2µg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 633IU Chives
Vitamin A RAE 218µg 32µg Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.46mg Green bean
Vitamin C 58.1mg 9.7mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.074mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.097mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.614mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.074mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.056mg Chives
Folate 105µg 33µg Chives
Choline 5.2mg 16.9mg Green bean
Vitamin K 212.7µg 47.9µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.02mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.082mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.069mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.116mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.091mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.023mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.069mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.093mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.035mg Chives
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.064g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.011g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.145g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Green bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Chives
23%
Green bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Chives
14%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.78g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients
  2. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169141/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.