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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, 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
:
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +411.1%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains more Copper +10.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 45% 6% 30% 18% 58% 9% 20% 1%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Calcium +411.1%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.1%
Contains less Sodium -57.1%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +431.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387.4%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%
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 809% 71% 14% 0% 23% 21% 18% 4% 65% 0% 36% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +269.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +431.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +1387.4%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +317.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +15.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +101.4%

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Peppers
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Peppers Opinion
Calories 30 40 Peppers
Protein 3.27 2 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.2 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 242.5 Peppers
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 7.960000038146973 Peppers
Carbs 4.35 9.46 Peppers
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 1.2 Chives
Calcium 92 18 Chives
Potassium 296 340 Peppers
Magnesium 42 25 Chives
Sugar 1.85 5.1 Chives
Fiber 2.5 1.5 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.174 Peppers
Zinc 0.56 0.3 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 46 Chives
Sodium 3 7 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 1179 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.69 Peppers
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.09 Peppers
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.09 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.95 Peppers
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.061 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.278 Peppers
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 14.3 Chives
Folate 105 23 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.021 Peppers
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.011 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.109 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.026 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.074 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.065 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.105 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.089 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.024 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.062 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.084 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.041 Chives
Fructose

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.