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Chives vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chives and Daikon?

  • Daikon has less Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium than Chives.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 177% higher.
  • Chives have 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Daikon. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Daikon has 0µg.

We used Chives, raw and Radishes, oriental, raw types in this comparison.

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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
8
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0
Daikon
Contains more Calcium +240.7%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +273.3%
Contains more Copper +36.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 15% 12% 10% 21% 3% 5% 39%
Contains more Calcium +240.7%
Contains more Iron +300%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.2%
Contains more Potassium +30.4%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +273.3%
Contains more Copper +36.5%

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
:
0
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +70800%
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% 0% 0% 74% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 22% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +134.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +200%
Contains more Folate +275%
Contains more Vitamin K +70800%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Daikon Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 2.5g Daikon
Protein 3.27g 0.6g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.1g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 4.1g Chives
Calories 30kcal 18kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 2.5g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 1.6g Chives
Calcium 92mg 27mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.4mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 16mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 23mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 227mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 21mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.15mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 0IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 22mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.02mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.02mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.2mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.138mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.046mg Chives
Folate 105µg 28µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 0.3µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.003mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.025mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.026mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.031mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.03mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.006mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.02mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.028mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.011mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.03g Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.017g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.045g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Daikon
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
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
14
Daikon

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
4%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
4%
Daikon
Fats
3%
Chives
0%
Daikon

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.116g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Daikon
Daikon is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.65g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 18mg)
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 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. Daikon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168451/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.