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Chives vs Daikon - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chives and Daikon?

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Magnesium, yet Daikon is richer in Vitamin A.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 177% higher.
  • Chives have 10 times more Manganese than Daikon. Chives have 0.373mg of Manganese, while Daikon has 0.038mg.

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

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 C +164.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
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 Vitamin K +70800%
Contains more Folate +275%
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 74% 0% 0% 0% 5% 5% 4% 9% 11% 0% 1% 22%
Contains more Vitamin C +164.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
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 Vitamin K +70800%
Contains more Folate +275%

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Daikon
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Daikon Opinion
Calories 30 18 Chives
Protein 3.27 0.6 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.1 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 22 Chives
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 2.5 Daikon
Carbs 4.35 4.1 Chives
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.4 Chives
Calcium 92 27 Chives
Potassium 296 227 Chives
Magnesium 42 16 Chives
Sugar 1.85 2.5 Chives
Fiber 2.5 1.6 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.115 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.15 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 23 Chives
Sodium 3 21 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 0 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.02 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.02 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.2 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.046 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 0.3 Chives
Folate 105 28 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.03 Daikon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.017 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.045 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.003 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.025 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.026 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.031 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.03 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.006 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.02 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.028 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.011 Chives
Fructose

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.