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Chives vs Rapini - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chives and Rapini

  • Chives have more Vitamin C, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, and Folate, however Rapini have more Vitamin K, Vitamin E , Vitamin B1, and Iron.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 42% more.
  • Chives have 4 times more Copper than Rapini. Chives have 0.157mg of Copper, while Rapini has 0.042mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chives, raw and Broccoli raab, 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
Chives
4
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4
Rapini
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +51%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Copper +273.8%
Contains more Calcium +17.4%
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 33% 81% 16% 32% 18% 5% 22% 14%
Contains more Magnesium +90.9%
Contains more Potassium +51%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Contains more Copper +273.8%
Contains more Calcium +17.4%
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +25.9%
Contains more Zinc +37.5%

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
4
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6
Rapini
Contains more Vitamin A +66%
Contains more Vitamin C +187.6%
Contains more Folate +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.322
Equal in Vitamin K - 224
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 158% 33% 0% 68% 41% 30% 23% 20% 40% 63% 0% 560%
Contains more Vitamin A +66%
Contains more Vitamin C +187.6%
Contains more Folate +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +671.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +107.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +12.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +88.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.322
Equal in Vitamin K - 224

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 Rapini
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Rapini Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 0.15g Chives
Protein 3.27g 3.17g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.49g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 2.85g Chives
Calories 30kcal 22kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.17g Rapini
Sugar 1.85g 0.38g Rapini
Fiber 2.5g 2.7g Rapini
Calcium 92mg 108mg Rapini
Iron 1.6mg 2.14mg Rapini
Magnesium 42mg 22mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 73mg Rapini
Potassium 296mg 196mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 33mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.77mg Rapini
Copper 0.157mg 0.042mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 2622IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 1.62mg Rapini
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 20.2mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.162mg Rapini
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.129mg Rapini
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 1.221mg Rapini
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.322mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.171mg Rapini
Folate 105µg 83µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 224µg Rapini
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.043mg Rapini
Threonine 0.128mg 0.106mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.104mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.17mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.198mg Rapini
Methionine 0.036mg 0.048mg Rapini
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.128mg Rapini
Valine 0.145mg 0.153mg Rapini
Histidine 0.057mg 0.066mg Rapini
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.05g Rapini
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.026g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.13g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Rapini
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
86
Rapini
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
27
Rapini

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
19%
Rapini
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
3%
Rapini
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Rapini

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.47g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.096g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Rapini
Rapini is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 30mg)
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. Rapini - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170381/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.