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Chives vs Brussels sprout - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chives and Brussels sprout

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin A, Folate, and Copper, yet Brussels sprout is richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Fiber, and Vitamin B1.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Brussels sprout is 30% higher.
  • Chives contain 6 times more Vitamin A than Brussels sprout. Chives contain 218µg of Vitamin A, while Brussels sprout contains 38µg.

Food types used in this article are Chives, raw and Brussels sprouts, 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
6
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Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Potassium +31.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 53% 13% 35% 17% 24% 12% 30% 4%
Contains more Iron +14.3%
Contains more Calcium +119%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Zinc +33.3%
Contains less Sodium -88%
Contains more Potassium +31.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +19%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +477.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.2%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +319%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.309
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 284% 46% 18% 0% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 0% 443% 46%
Contains more Vitamin A +477.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +20.2%
Contains more Folate +72.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +319%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +58.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.309

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
81
Brussels sprout
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
23
Brussels sprout

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
20%
Brussels sprout
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
9%
Brussels sprout
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Brussels sprout

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

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Chives Brussels sprout
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 - 0.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.084g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Brussels sprout Opinion
Calories 30 43 Brussels sprout
Protein 3.27 3.38 Brussels sprout
Fats 0.73 0.3 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 85 Brussels sprout
Carbs 4.35 8.95 Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 1.4 Chives
Calcium 92 42 Chives
Potassium 296 389 Brussels sprout
Magnesium 42 23 Chives
Sugar 1.85 2.2 Chives
Fiber 2.5 3.8 Brussels sprout
Copper 0.157 0.07 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.42 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 69 Brussels sprout
Sodium 3 25 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 754 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.88 Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.139 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.09 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.745 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.309 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.219 Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 177 Chives
Folate 105 61 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.062 Brussels sprout
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.023 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 153 Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037 0.037
Threonine 0.128 0.12 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.132 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.152 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.154 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.032 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.098 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.155 Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.057 0.076 Brussels sprout
Fructose 0.93 Brussels sprout

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.