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Chives vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Chayote

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Potassium, yet Chayote is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 174% more than Chayote.
  • Chives contain 8 times more Vitamin C than Chayote. While Chives contain 58.1mg of Vitamin C, Chayote contains only 7.7mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Chayote, fruit, 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
:
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Calcium +441.2%
Contains more Potassium +136.8%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains more Zinc +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Calcium +441.2%
Contains more Potassium +136.8%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains more Zinc +32.1%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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
10
:
Contains more Vitamin C +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +5087.8%
Contains more Folate +12.9%
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 26% 0% 3% 0% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 0% 11% 70%
Contains more Vitamin C +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +5087.8%
Contains more Folate +12.9%

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
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
13
Chayote

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
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
5%
Chayote
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Chayote

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

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Chives Chayote
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 richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chayote Opinion
Calories 30 19 Chives
Protein 3.27 0.82 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.13 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 7.7 Chives
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 2.809999942779541 Chayote
Carbs 4.35 4.51 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.34 Chives
Calcium 92 17 Chives
Potassium 296 125 Chives
Magnesium 42 12 Chives
Sugar 1.85 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 2.5 1.7 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.123 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 58 18 Chives
Sodium 3 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 4353 0 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.12 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.025 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.029 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.47 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.249 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.076 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 4.1 Chives
Folate 105 93 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.01 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.057 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.011 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.04 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.044 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.077 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.039 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.001 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.047 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.063 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.015 Chives
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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. Chayote - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/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.