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Chives vs Ginger - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chives and Ginger

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

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chives, raw and Ginger root, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Chives
5
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3
Ginger
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 43
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 23% 31% 15% 37% 2% 10% 76%
Contains more Calcium +475%
Contains more Iron +166.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +70.6%
Contains less Sodium -76.9%
Contains more Zinc +64.7%
Contains more Potassium +40.2%
Contains more Copper +43.9%
Equal in Magnesium - 43

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
7
:
3
Ginger
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1062%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%
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% 6% 0% 17% 7% 8% 15% 13% 37% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1062%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.6%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +15.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15.9%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Ginger Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 15.77g Ginger
Protein 3.27g 1.82g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.75g Ginger
Carbs 4.35g 17.77g Ginger
Calories 30kcal 80kcal Ginger
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 1.7g Ginger
Fiber 2.5g 2g Chives
Calcium 92mg 16mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.6mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 43mg Ginger
Phosphorus 58mg 34mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 415mg Ginger
Sodium 3mg 13mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.34mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.226mg Ginger
Vitamin A 4353IU 0IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.26mg Ginger
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 5mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.025mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.034mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.75mg Ginger
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.203mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.16mg Ginger
Folate 105µg 11µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 0.1µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.012mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.036mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.051mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.074mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.057mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.013mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.045mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.073mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.03mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.203g Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.154g Ginger
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.154g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Ginger
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
9
Ginger
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
24
Ginger

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
11%
Ginger
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
18%
Ginger
Fats
3%
Chives
3%
Ginger

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.15g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Ginger
Ginger is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
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)
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.

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. Ginger - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169231/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.