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Chives vs. Chrysanthemum — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chives and Chrysanthemum

  • Chives have more Vitamin C, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Chrysanthemum is higher in Vitamin K, Manganese, Folate, Iron, and Potassium.
  • Chrysanthemum covers your daily need of Vitamin K 114% more than Chives.
  • Chives have 42 times more Vitamin C than Chrysanthemum. While Chives have 58.1mg of Vitamin C, Chrysanthemum has only 1.4mg.
  • Chives have less Sodium.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chives, raw and Chrysanthemum, garland, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Copper +14.6%
Contains more Calcium +27.2%
Contains more Iron +43.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Zinc +26.8%
Contains more Manganese +152.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 54
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53% 49% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 86% 23% 24% 51% 16% 20% 46% 123% 0%
Contains more Magnesium +31.3%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Copper +14.6%
Contains more Calcium +27.2%
Contains more Iron +43.1%
Contains more Potassium +91.6%
Contains more Zinc +26.8%
Contains more Manganese +152.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 54

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Chives
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Contains more Vitamin A +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4050%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.5%
Contains more Folate +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 3% 532%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 140% 0% 0% 5% 33% 34% 10% 14% 41% 133% 0% 0% 875%
Contains more Vitamin A +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +4050%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +46.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +27.5%
Contains more Folate +68.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +64.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Carbs +44%
Contains more Other +66%
Equal in Protein - 3.36
Equal in Water - 91.4
3% 4% 91%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 4.35 g
Water: 90.65 g
Other: 1 g
3% 3% 91%
Protein: 3.36 g
Fats: 0.56 g
Carbs: 3.02 g
Water: 91.4 g
Other: 1.66 g
Contains more Fats +30.4%
Contains more Carbs +44%
Contains more Other +66%
Equal in Protein - 3.36
Equal in Water - 91.4

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chives Chrysanthemum
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chrysanthemum Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 0.02g Chives
Protein 3.27g 3.36g Chrysanthemum
Fats 0.73g 0.56g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 3.02g Chives
Calories 30kcal 24kcal Chives
Sugar 1.85g Chrysanthemum
Fiber 2.5g 3g Chrysanthemum
Calcium 92mg 117mg Chrysanthemum
Iron 1.6mg 2.29mg Chrysanthemum
Magnesium 42mg 32mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 54mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 567mg Chrysanthemum
Sodium 3mg 118mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.71mg Chrysanthemum
Copper 0.157mg 0.137mg Chives
Manganese 0.373mg 0.943mg Chrysanthemum
Selenium 0.9µg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 2320IU Chives
Vitamin A RAE 218µg 116µg Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg Chives
Vitamin C 58.1mg 1.4mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.13mg Chrysanthemum
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.144mg Chrysanthemum
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.531mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.221mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.176mg Chrysanthemum
Folate 105µg 177µg Chrysanthemum
Choline 5.2mg Chives
Vitamin K 212.7µg 350µg Chrysanthemum
Tryptophan 0.037mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg Chives
Saturated Fat 0.146g Chrysanthemum
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Chrysanthemum
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Chives
99%
Chrysanthemum
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Chives
42%
Chrysanthemum

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.146g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chrysanthemum
Chrysanthemum is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 115mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients
  2. Chrysanthemum - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169995/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.