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Chives vs Chinese cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chives and Chinese cabbage

  • Chinese cabbage has less Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Manganese, Fiber, and Magnesium.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 139% more.
  • Chives have 7 times more Copper than Chinese cabbage. Chives have 0.157mg of Copper, while Chinese cabbage has 0.021mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chives, raw and Cabbage, chinese (pak-choi), 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
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Magnesium +121.1%
Contains more Copper +647.6%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%
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% 32% 23% 14% 7% 6% 16% 9%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Potassium +17.5%
Contains more Magnesium +121.1%
Contains more Copper +647.6%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.4%
Contains more Calcium +14.1%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +367.5%
Contains more Folate +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 4468
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 150% 269% 2% 0% 10% 17% 10% 6% 45% 0% 114% 50%
Contains more Vitamin C +29.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +268.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +367.5%
Contains more Folate +59.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +40.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 4468

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chinese cabbage Opinion
Calories 30kcal 13kcal Chives
Protein 3.27g 1.5g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.2g Chives
Vitamin C 58.1mg 45mg Chives
Net carbs 1.85g 1.18g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 2.18g Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.6mg 0.8mg Chives
Calcium 92mg 105mg Chinese cabbage
Potassium 296mg 252mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 19mg Chives
Sugar 1.85g 1.18g Chinese cabbage
Fiber 2.5g 1g Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.021mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.19mg Chives
Starch g g
Phosphorus 58mg 37mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 65mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 4468IU Chinese cabbage
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.09mg Chives
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.04mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.07mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.5mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.088mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.194mg Chinese cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 45.5µg Chives
Folate 105µg 66µg Chives
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.027g Chinese cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.015g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.096g Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.015mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.049mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.085mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.088mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.089mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.009mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.044mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.066mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.026mg Chives
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Chinese cabbage
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
56
Chinese cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
17
Chinese cabbage

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
9%
Chinese cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
2%
Chinese cabbage
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Chinese cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 62mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.67g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.119g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese cabbage
Chinese cabbage 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)

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. Chinese cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170390/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.