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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 RAE, 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 RAE than Broccoli. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +95.7%
Contains more Iron +119.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +13.8%
Equal in Potassium - 316
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 28% 15% 29% 28% 5% 12% 17%
Contains more Calcium +95.7%
Contains more Iron +119.2%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Zinc +36.6%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +598.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 38% 16% 0% 298% 18% 27% 12% 35% 41% 48% 0% 254%
Contains more Vitamin A +598.7%
Contains more Folate +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +53.5%
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

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 Broccoli
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 4.04g Broccoli
Protein 3.27g 2.82g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.37g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 6.64g Broccoli
Calories 30kcal 34kcal Broccoli
Starch g 0g Broccoli
Fructose g 0.68g Broccoli
Sugar 1.85g 1.7g Broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 2.6g Broccoli
Calcium 92mg 47mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.73mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 21mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 66mg Broccoli
Potassium 296mg 316mg Broccoli
Sodium 3mg 33mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.41mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.049mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 623IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.78mg Broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 89.2mg Broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.071mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.639mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.573mg Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.175mg Broccoli
Folate 105µg 63µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 101.6µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.033mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.088mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.079mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.129mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.135mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.038mg Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.117mg Broccoli
Valine 0.145mg 0.125mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.059mg Broccoli
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.039g Broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.011g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.038g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Broccoli
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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 food.
Protein
20%
Chives
17%
Broccoli
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Broccoli
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Broccoli

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broccoli
Broccoli is lower in Sugar (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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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. 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.