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Chives vs Napa cabbage - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chives and Napa cabbage?

  • Napa cabbage has less Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Calcium than Chives.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 61% higher.
  • Chives have 17 times more Vitamin A RAE than Napa cabbage. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Napa cabbage has 13µg.

We used Chives, raw and Cabbage, napa, cooked types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Calcium +217.2%
Contains more Iron +116.2%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +240.2%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +63.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 28% 6% 9% 8% 2% 4% 32%
Contains more Calcium +217.2%
Contains more Iron +116.2%
Contains more Magnesium +425%
Contains more Phosphorus +205.3%
Contains more Potassium +240.2%
Contains less Sodium -72.7%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +63.5%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +1555.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1715.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1460%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +825.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273%
Contains more Folate +144.2%
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 16% 0% 0% 11% 2% 6% 9% 3% 9% 33% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1555.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +1715.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1460%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +360%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +825.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +273%
Contains more Folate +144.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Napa cabbage Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 2.23g Napa cabbage
Protein 3.27g 1.1g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.17g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 2.23g Chives
Calories 30kcal 12kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g g Napa cabbage
Fiber 2.5g g Chives
Calcium 92mg 29mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.74mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 8mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 19mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 87mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 11mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.14mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.096mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 263IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 3.2mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.005mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.025mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.466mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.035mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.037mg Chives
Folate 105µg 43µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g g Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Napa cabbage
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
7
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
12
Napa cabbage

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Napa cabbage

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.146g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. Napa cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168572/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.