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Chives vs Olive - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chives and Olive different?

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, and Vitamin B6, however Olive is richer in Iron, Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 176% higher.
  • Chives contain 10000000 times more Folate than Olive. While Chives contain 105µg of Folate, Olive contains only 0µg.
  • Chives have less Sodium.

Chives, raw and Olives, ripe, canned (small-extra large) 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
6
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2
Olive
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +1833.3%
Contains more Potassium +3600%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Iron +106.3%
Contains more Copper +59.9%
Equal in Calcium - 88
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 124% 3% 2% 1% 96% 6% 84%
Contains more Magnesium +950%
Contains more Phosphorus +1833.3%
Contains more Potassium +3600%
Contains less Sodium -99.6%
Contains more Zinc +154.5%
Contains more Iron +106.3%
Contains more Copper +59.9%
Equal in Calcium - 88

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
9
:
1
Olive
Contains more Vitamin A +980.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +6355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1648.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2060%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1433.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +15092.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +685.7%
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 25% 33% 0% 3% 1% 0% 1% 1% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Contains more Vitamin A +980.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +6355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2500%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1648.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2060%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1433.3%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +15092.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +685.7%

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 Olive
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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 Olive Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 3.06g Olive
Protein 3.27g 0.84g Chives
Fats 0.73g 10.68g Olive
Carbs 4.35g 6.26g Olive
Calories 30kcal 115kcal Olive
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 0g Olive
Fiber 2.5g 3.2g Olive
Calcium 92mg 88mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 3.3mg Olive
Magnesium 42mg 4mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 3mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 8mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 735mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.22mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.251mg Olive
Vitamin A 4353IU 403IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 1.65mg Olive
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 0.9mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.003mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.037mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.015mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.009mg Chives
Folate 105µg 0µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 1.4µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.026mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.031mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.05mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.032mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.012mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.029mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.038mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.023mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 1.415g Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 7.888g Olive
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.911g Olive

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Olive
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
6
Olive
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
43
Olive

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
5%
Olive
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
6%
Olive
Fats
3%
Chives
49%
Olive

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Olive
Olive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 732mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.269g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $3.1)
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. Olive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169094/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.