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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, 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 Iron +55.3%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 322
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +357.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1419.3%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072
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 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
Contains more Vitamin A +357.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1419.3%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.072

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chili pepper Opinion
Calories 30 40 Chili pepper
Protein 3.27 1.87 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.44 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 143.7 Chili pepper
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 7.309999942779541 Chili pepper
Carbs 4.35 8.81 Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 1.03 Chives
Calcium 92 14 Chives
Potassium 296 322 Chili pepper
Magnesium 42 23 Chives
Sugar 1.85 5.3 Chives
Fiber 2.5 1.5 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.129 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.26 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 43 Chives
Sodium 3 9 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 952 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.69 Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.072 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.086 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 1.244 Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.201 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.506 Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 14 Chives
Folate 105 23 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.042 Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.024 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.239 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
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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.