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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 RAE, 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
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
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 Folate +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1049.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1604.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315
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 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
Contains more Vitamin A +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Folate +288.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +1049.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +1604.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.315

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 Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Jalapeño Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 3.7g Jalapeño
Protein 3.27g 0.91g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.37g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 6.5g Jalapeño
Calories 30kcal 29kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g 2.63g Jalapeño
Sugar 1.85g 4.12g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 2.8g Jalapeño
Calcium 92mg 12mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.25mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 15mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 26mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 248mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 3mg
Zinc 0.56mg 0.14mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.046mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 1078IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 3.58mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 118.6mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.04mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.07mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 1.28mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.315mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.419mg Jalapeño
Folate 105µg 27µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 18.5µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.092g Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.029g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.112g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Jalapeño
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
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

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 Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.

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.