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Chives vs Cauliflower - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chives and Cauliflower

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Iron, Copper, Folate, Vitamin C, Manganese, and Calcium, while Cauliflower have more Vitamin A RAE, Choline, and Vitamin B5.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 164% higher.
  • Cauliflower contains 4 times less Calcium than Chives. Chives contain 92mg of Calcium, while Cauliflower contains 22mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Chives, raw and Cauliflower, 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 Calcium +318.2%
Contains more Iron +281%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +107.4%
Contains more Copper +302.6%
Equal in Potassium - 299
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 16% 11% 19% 27% 4% 8% 14%
Contains more Calcium +318.2%
Contains more Iron +281%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +107.4%
Contains more Copper +302.6%
Equal in Potassium - 299

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1272.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%
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 0% 2% 0% 161% 13% 14% 10% 41% 43% 43% 0% 39%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.6%
Contains more Folate +84.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1272.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +105.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Cauliflower Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 2.97g Cauliflower
Protein 3.27g 1.92g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.28g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 4.97g Cauliflower
Calories 30kcal 25kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.97g Cauliflower
Sugar 1.85g 1.91g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 2g Chives
Calcium 92mg 22mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.42mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 15mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 44mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 299mg Cauliflower
Sodium 3mg 30mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.27mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.039mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 0IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.08mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 48.2mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.05mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.06mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.507mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.667mg Cauliflower
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.184mg Cauliflower
Folate 105µg 57µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 15.5µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.02mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.076mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.071mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.106mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.217mg Cauliflower
Methionine 0.036mg 0.02mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.065mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.125mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.056mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.13g Cauliflower
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.034g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.031g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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
12%
Cauliflower
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
5%
Cauliflower
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Cauliflower

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cauliflower
Cauliflower is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
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. Cauliflower - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169986/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.