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Chives vs Carrot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chives and Carrot

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, and Calcium, however Carrot is richer in Vitamin A RAE.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 166% more than Carrot.
  • Carrot has 10 times less Vitamin C than Chives. Chives have 58.1mg of Vitamin C, while Carrot has 5.9mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chives, raw and Carrots, 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
7
:
1
Carrot
Contains more Calcium +178.8%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +248.9%
Equal in Potassium - 320
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 12% 9% 15% 29% 9% 7% 15%
Contains more Calcium +178.8%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.7%
Contains less Sodium -95.7%
Contains more Zinc +133.3%
Contains more Copper +248.9%
Equal in Potassium - 320

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
6
:
3
Carrot
Contains more Vitamin C +884.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1511.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.138
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 1003% 14% 0% 20% 17% 14% 19% 17% 32% 15% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin C +884.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +98.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.7%
Contains more Folate +452.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1511.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +283.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +214.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.9%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.138

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Carrot Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 6.78g Carrot
Protein 3.27g 0.93g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.24g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 9.58g Carrot
Calories 30kcal 41kcal Carrot
Starch g 1.43g Carrot
Fructose g 0.55g Carrot
Sugar 1.85g 4.74g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 2.8g Carrot
Calcium 92mg 33mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.3mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 12mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 35mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 320mg Carrot
Sodium 3mg 69mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.24mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.045mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 16706IU Carrot
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.66mg Carrot
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 5.9mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.066mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.058mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.983mg Carrot
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.273mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.138mg
Folate 105µg 19µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 13.2µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.012mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.191mg Carrot
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.077mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.102mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.101mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.02mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.061mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.069mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.04mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.037g Carrot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.014g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.117g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Carrot
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
98
Carrot
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
13
Carrot

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
6%
Carrot
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
10%
Carrot
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Carrot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.89g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 66mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.109g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Carrot
Carrot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
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 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. Carrot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170393/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.