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Chives vs Beetroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chives and Beetroot?

  • Beetroot has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6 than Chives.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 177% higher.
  • Chives have 109 times more Vitamin A than Beetroot. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A, while Beetroot has 2µg.
  • Chives contain less Sugar.

We used Chives, raw and Beets, raw types in this comparison.

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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 +100%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +109.3%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Potassium - 325
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +109.3%
Contains more Zinc +60%
Contains more Phosphorus +45%
Contains less Sodium -96.2%
Equal in Potassium - 325

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13090.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106%
Contains more Vitamin K +106250%
Equal in Folate - 109
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 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Contains more Vitamin C +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +13090.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +151.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +187.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +93.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +109%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +106%
Contains more Vitamin K +106250%
Equal in Folate - 109

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
12
Beetroot
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
18
Beetroot

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
10%
Beetroot
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
10%
Beetroot
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Beetroot

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 Beetroot
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Chives Beetroot
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 - 4.91g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 75mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
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 Chives Beetroot Opinion
Calories 30 43 Beetroot
Protein 3.27 1.61 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.17 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 4.9 Chives
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 6.760000228881836 Beetroot
Carbs 4.35 9.56 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.8 Chives
Calcium 92 16 Chives
Potassium 296 325 Beetroot
Magnesium 42 23 Chives
Sugar 1.85 6.76 Chives
Fiber 2.5 2.8 Beetroot
Copper 0.157 0.075 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.35 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 40 Chives
Sodium 3 78 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 33 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.04 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.031 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.04 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.334 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.155 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.067 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 0.2 Chives
Folate 105 109 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.027 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.032 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.06 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.019 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.047 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.048 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.068 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.058 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.018 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.046 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.056 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.021 Chives
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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. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/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.