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Chives vs Broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chives and Broccoli?

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Copper, Iron, Folate and Manganese, yet Broccoli is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 93% higher.
  • Chives have 7 times more Vitamin A than Broccoli. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A, while Broccoli has 31µg.

We used Chives, raw and Broccoli, 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
Chives
6
:
Contains more Iron +119.2%
Contains more Calcium +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Equal in Potassium - 316
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 15% 28% 15% 17% 12% 29% 5%
Contains more Iron +119.2%
Contains more Calcium +95.7%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Equal in Potassium - 316

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
5
:
Contains more Vitamin A +598.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.117
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639
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 298% 38% 16% 0% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 0% 254% 48%
Contains more Vitamin A +598.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.4%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +76.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.071
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.117
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.639

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Chives
65
Broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
18
Broccoli

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 the food
Protein
20%
Chives
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Broccoli
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chives Broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Broccoli
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 contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Broccoli
Broccoli contains less Sugars (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.107g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chives Broccoli Opinion
Calories 30 34 Broccoli
Protein 3.27 2.82 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.37 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 89.2 Broccoli
Carbs 4.35 6.64 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.73 Chives
Calcium 92 47 Chives
Potassium 296 316 Broccoli
Magnesium 42 21 Chives
Sugars 1.85 1.7 Broccoli
Fiber 2.5 2.6 Broccoli
Copper 0.157 0.049 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.41 Chives
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 58 66 Broccoli
Sodium 3 33 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 623 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.78 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.071 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.117 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.639 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.573 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.175 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 101.6 Chives
Folate 105 63 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.039 Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.011 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.038 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.033 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.088 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.079 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.129 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.135 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.038 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.117 Broccoli
Valine 0.145 0.125 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.059 Broccoli
Fructose 0.68 Broccoli

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170379/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.