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Chives vs Endive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chives and Endive different?

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Vitamin B6, Copper, and Magnesium, however Endive is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chives is 57% higher.
  • Chives contain 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Endive. While Chives contain 0.138mg of Vitamin B6, Endive contains only 0.02mg.

Chives, raw and Endive, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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
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2
Endive
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Iron +92.8%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.4%
Contains more Copper +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.1%
Equal in Potassium - 314
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 16% 32% 11% 12% 28% 3% 22% 33%
Contains more Calcium +76.9%
Contains more Iron +92.8%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +107.1%
Contains less Sodium -86.4%
Contains more Copper +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +41.1%
Equal in Potassium - 314

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
5
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5
Endive
Contains more Vitamin A +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +793.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +590%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +35.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Equal in Vitamin K - 231
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 131% 9% 0% 22% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 107% 0% 578%
Contains more Vitamin A +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +793.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +53.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +590%
Contains more Vitamin E +109.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +177.8%
Contains more Folate +35.2%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.08
Equal in Vitamin K - 231

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Endive Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 0.25g Chives
Protein 3.27g 1.25g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.2g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 3.35g Chives
Calories 30kcal 17kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 0.25g Endive
Fiber 2.5g 3.1g Endive
Calcium 92mg 52mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.83mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 15mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 28mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 314mg Endive
Sodium 3mg 22mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.79mg Endive
Copper 0.157mg 0.099mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 2167IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.44mg Endive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 6.5mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.08mg Endive
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.075mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.4mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.9mg Endive
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.02mg Chives
Folate 105µg 142µg Endive
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 231µg Endive
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.005mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.05mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.072mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.098mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.063mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.014mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.053mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.063mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.023mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.048g Endive
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.004g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.087g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Endive
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
79
Endive
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
19
Endive

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
8%
Endive
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
3%
Endive
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Endive

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.6g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Endive
Endive is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.098g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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

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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.