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Chives vs Jalapeño - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Jalapeño

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, Manganese, and Calcium, yet Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 162% more than Jalapeño.
  • Chives contain 8 times more Calcium than Jalapeño. While Chives contain 92mg of Calcium, Jalapeño contains only 12mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Peppers, jalapeno, 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
Chives
7
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Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Equal in Sodium - 3

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 +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1049.7%
Contains more Folate +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1604.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
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 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1049.7%
Contains more Folate +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1604.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

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
64
Jalapeño
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
10
Jalapeño

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%
Jalapeño
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Jalapeño
Fats
3%
Chives
2%
Jalapeño

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chives Jalapeño
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?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
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 Jalapeño Opinion
Calories 30 29 Chives
Protein 3.27 0.91 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.37 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 118.6 Jalapeño
Carbs 4.35 6.5 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.25 Chives
Calcium 92 12 Chives
Potassium 296 248 Chives
Magnesium 42 15 Chives
Sugar 1.85 4.12 Chives
Fiber 2.5 2.8 Jalapeño
Copper 0.157 0.046 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.14 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 26 Chives
Sodium 3 3
Vitamin A 4353 1078 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 3.58 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.04 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.07 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 1.28 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.315 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.419 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 18.5 Chives
Folate 105 27 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.092 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.029 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.112 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.057 Chives
Fructose 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.