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Chives vs. Corn — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chives and Corn

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Iron, Copper, Manganese, and Calcium, yet Corn is richer in Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B3.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 177% higher.
  • Chives contain 31 times more Calcium than Corn. Chives contain 92mg of Calcium, while Corn contains 3mg.

Food types used in this article are Chives, raw and Corn, sweet, yellow, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Chives
7
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3
Corn
Contains more Calcium +2966.7%
Contains more Iron +255.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Manganese +123.4%
Contains more Selenium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +10.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53% 49% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 17% 19% 33% 20% 1% 17% 17% 22% 2%
Contains more Calcium +2966.7%
Contains more Iron +255.6%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Potassium +35.8%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Manganese +123.4%
Contains more Selenium +350%
Contains more Phosphorus +32.8%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +10.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Chives
6
:
5
Corn
Contains more Vitamin A +1555.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +956.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.8%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +53075%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.4%
Contains more Choline +459.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.139
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 3% 532%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 2% 0% 19% 24% 14% 32% 48% 33% 18% 0% 16% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1555.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +956.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +101.8%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +53075%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +144.4%
Contains more Choline +459.6%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.139

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Chives
2
:
3
Corn
Contains more Water +23.5%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Contains more Fats +105.5%
Contains more Carbs +382.3%
Equal in Protein - 3.41
3% 4% 91%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 4.35 g
Water: 90.65 g
Other: 1 g
3% 21% 73%
Protein: 3.41 g
Fats: 1.5 g
Carbs: 20.98 g
Water: 73.41 g
Other: 0.7 g
Contains more Water +23.5%
Contains more Other +42.9%
Contains more Fats +105.5%
Contains more Carbs +382.3%
Equal in Protein - 3.41

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Chives
1
:
2
Corn
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +293.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.8%
29% 19% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.146 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.095 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.267 g
17% 32% 51%
Saturated Fat: 0.197 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.374 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.603 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -25.9%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +293.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +125.8%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chives Corn
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Corn Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 18.58g Corn
Protein 3.27g 3.41g Corn
Fats 0.73g 1.5g Corn
Carbs 4.35g 20.98g Corn
Calories 30kcal 96kcal Corn
Starch 7.17g Corn
Fructose 0.79g Corn
Sugar 1.85g 4.54g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 2.4g Chives
Calcium 92mg 3mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.45mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 26mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 77mg Corn
Potassium 296mg 218mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 1mg Corn
Zinc 0.56mg 0.62mg Corn
Copper 0.157mg 0.049mg Chives
Manganese 0.373mg 0.167mg Chives
Selenium 0.9µg 0.2µg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 263IU Chives
Vitamin A RAE 218µg 13µg Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.09mg Chives
Vitamin C 58.1mg 5.5mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.093mg Corn
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.057mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 1.683mg Corn
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.792mg Corn
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.139mg Corn
Folate 105µg 23µg Chives
Choline 5.2mg 29.1mg Corn
Vitamin K 212.7µg 0.4µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.023mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.133mg Corn
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.133mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.358mg Corn
Lysine 0.163mg 0.141mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.069mg Corn
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.155mg Corn
Valine 0.145mg 0.191mg Corn
Histidine 0.057mg 0.091mg Corn
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.197g Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.374g Corn
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.603g Corn

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Corn
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
91%
Chives
17%
Corn
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
29%
Chives
14%
Corn

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn
Corn contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.69g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
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 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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients
  2. Corn - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169999/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.