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Chives vs Gratin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chives and Gratin different?

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A, Iron, Manganese, and Magnesium, however Gratin is richer in Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chives is 54% higher.
  • Chives contain 10 times more Folate than Gratin. While Chives contain 105µg of Folate, Gratin contains only 11µg.
  • Chives have less Saturated Fat.

Chives, raw and Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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
3
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5
Gratin
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +29.3%
Contains more Potassium +33.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.16
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Calcium +29.3%
Contains more Potassium +33.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.16

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
:
4
Gratin
Contains more Vitamin C +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1548.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.116
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 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +1548.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.116

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
15
Gratin
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
36
Gratin

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
30%
Gratin
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
11%
Gratin
Fats
3%
Chives
35%
Gratin

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chives Gratin
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 Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chives
Chives is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 430mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.587g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Gratin Opinion
Calories 30 132 Gratin
Protein 3.27 5.06 Gratin
Fats 0.73 7.59 Gratin
Vitamin C 58.1 9.9 Chives
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 9.470000267028809 Gratin
Carbs 4.35 11.27 Gratin
Cholesterol 0 23 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.64 Chives
Calcium 92 119 Gratin
Potassium 296 396 Gratin
Magnesium 42 20 Chives
Sugar 1.85 Gratin
Fiber 2.5 1.8 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.16 Gratin
Zinc 0.56 0.69 Gratin
Starch
Phosphorus 58 113 Gratin
Sodium 3 433 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 264 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.064 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.116 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.993 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.387 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.174 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 Chives
Folate 105 11 Chives
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 0.146 4.733 Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 2.149 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.276 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.037 0.07 Gratin
Threonine 0.128 0.192 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.139 0.284 Gratin
Leucine 0.195 0.443 Gratin
Lysine 0.163 0.381 Gratin
Methionine 0.036 0.117 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.254 Gratin
Valine 0.145 0.325 Gratin
Histidine 0.057 0.151 Gratin
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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. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.