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Chives vs Chili pepper - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Chili pepper

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, and Iron, yet Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 166% more than Chili pepper.
  • Chives contain 7 times more Calcium than Chili pepper. While Chives contain 92mg of Calcium, Chili pepper contains only 14mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Peppers, hot chili, red, raw.

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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 +557.1%
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 39% 17% 19% 29% 2% 8% 43%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322

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
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +357.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.2%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1419.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
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 58% 14% 0% 479% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 18% 0% 35%
Contains more Vitamin A +357.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.2%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1419.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chili pepper Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 7.31g Chili pepper
Protein 3.27g 1.87g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.44g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 8.81g Chili pepper
Calories 30kcal 40kcal Chili pepper
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 5.3g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 1.5g Chives
Calcium 92mg 14mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 1.03mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 23mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 43mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 322mg Chili pepper
Sodium 3mg 9mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.26mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.129mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 952IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.69mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 143.7mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.072mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.086mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 1.244mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.201mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.506mg Chili pepper
Folate 105µg 23µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 14µg 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 0.042g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.024g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.239g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Chili pepper
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
66
Chili pepper
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
20
Chili pepper

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
11%
Chili pepper
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
9%
Chili pepper
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Chili pepper

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.