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Chives vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Chinese broccoli

  • Chives are higher than Chinese broccoli in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Copper, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 107% more than Chinese broccoli.
  • Chives contain 3 times more Iron than Chinese broccoli. While Chives contain 1.6mg of Iron, Chinese broccoli contains only 0.56mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked.

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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 +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +43.6%
Contains more Copper +157.4%
Equal in Calcium - 100
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains more Iron +185.7%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +41.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.4%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +43.6%
Contains more Copper +157.4%
Equal in Calcium - 100

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +165.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +106%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Equal in Folate - 99
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 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Contains more Vitamin A +165.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +106%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +103.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +150.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +128.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27%
Equal in Folate - 99

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 broccoli
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 price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 1.31g Chives
Protein 3.27g 1.14g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.72g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 3.81g Chives
Calories 30kcal 22kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 2.5g 2.5g
Calcium 92mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 1.6mg 0.56mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 18mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 41mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 261mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 7mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.39mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.061mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 1638IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 28.2mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.437mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.159mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.07mg Chives
Folate 105µg 99µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 84.8µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.11g Chinese broccoli
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.05g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Chinese broccoli
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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
3%
Chives
3%
Chinese broccoli

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 - 4mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.