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Chives vs Peppers - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chives and Peppers?

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Manganese, and Vitamin B5, yet Peppers are richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Peppers' daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 205% higher.
  • Chives have 15 times more Vitamin K than Peppers. Chives have 212.7µg of Vitamin K, while Peppers have 14.3µg.

We used Chives, raw and Peppers, hot chili, green, raw 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
Chives
6
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Contains more Calcium +411.1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 45% 18% 20% 30% 1% 9% 58%
Contains more Calcium +411.1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Copper +10.8%

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin A +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +431.1%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
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 71% 14% 0% 809% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 18% 0% 36%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +431.1%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Peppers Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 7.96g Peppers
Protein 3.27g 2g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.2g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 9.46g Peppers
Calories 30kcal 40kcal Peppers
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 5.1g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 1.5g Chives
Calcium 92mg 18mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 1.2mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 25mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 46mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 340mg Peppers
Sodium 3mg 7mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.3mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.174mg Peppers
Vitamin A 4353IU 1179IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.69mg Peppers
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 242.5mg Peppers
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.09mg Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.09mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.95mg Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.061mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.278mg Peppers
Folate 105µg 23µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 14.3µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.026mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.074mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.065mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.105mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.089mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.024mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.062mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.084mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.041mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.021g Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.011g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.109g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Peppers
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
90
Peppers
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
23
Peppers

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
12%
Peppers
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
9%
Peppers
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Peppers

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.125g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Peppers
Peppers is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.25g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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.
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

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. Peppers - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170497/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.