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Chives vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Chives and Garden asparagus?

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Manganese, Calcium and Magnesium, yet Garden asparagus is higher in Iron, Vitamin E and Vitamin B1.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 143% more.
  • Chives have 10 times more Vitamin C than Garden asparagus. While Chives have 58.1mg of Vitamin C, Garden asparagus has only 5.6mg.

We used Chives, raw and Asparagus, raw types 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
5
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Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.54
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 81% 8% 18% 10% 63% 15% 23% 1%
Contains more Calcium +283.3%
Contains more Potassium +46.5%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.5%
Contains more Iron +33.8%
Contains more Copper +20.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.54

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
6
:
Contains more Vitamin C +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +411.3%
Contains more Folate +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.2%
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 19% 46% 23% 0% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 0% 105% 39%
Contains more Vitamin C +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +475.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +411.3%
Contains more Folate +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +438.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +83.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +51.2%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
98
Chives
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
27
Garden asparagus

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 the food
Protein
20%
Chives
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Garden asparagus

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chives Garden asparagus
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Garden asparagus
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 contains less Sodium?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.106g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chives Garden asparagus Opinion
Calories 30 20 Chives
Protein 3.27 2.2 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.12 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 5.6 Chives
Carbs 4.35 3.88 Chives
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 2.14 Garden asparagus
Calcium 92 24 Chives
Potassium 296 202 Chives
Magnesium 42 14 Chives
Sugars 1.85 1.88 Chives
Fiber 2.5 2.1 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.189 Garden asparagus
Zinc 0.56 0.54 Chives
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Phosphorus 58 52 Chives
Sodium 3 2 Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 4353 756 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 1.13 Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.143 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.141 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.978 Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.274 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.091 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 41.6 Chives
Folate 105 52 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.04 Garden asparagus
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.05 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.027 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.084 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.075 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.128 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.104 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.031 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.075 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.115 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.049 Chives
Fructose 1 Garden asparagus

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.