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Chives vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chives and Pimiento different?

  • Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5, however Pimiento is richer in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 170% higher.
  • Chives contain 32 times more Vitamin B5 than Pimiento. While Chives contain 0.324mg of Vitamin B5, Pimiento contains only 0.01mg.

Chives, raw and Pimento, canned are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.2%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.68
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.2%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.68

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +64%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3140%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Contains more Vitamin K +2462.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
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 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +64%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3140%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Contains more Vitamin K +2462.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Pimiento Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 3.2g Pimiento
Protein 3.27g 1.1g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.3g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 5.1g Pimiento
Calories 30kcal 23kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 2.71g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 1.9g Chives
Calcium 92mg 6mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 1.68mg Pimiento
Magnesium 42mg 6mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 17mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 158mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 14mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.19mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.049mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 2655IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.69mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 84.9mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.017mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.06mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.615mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.01mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.215mg Pimiento
Folate 105µg 6µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 8.3µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.014mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.04mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.036mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.058mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.049mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.013mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.034mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.046mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.022mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.045g Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.02g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.161g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Pimiento
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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
14
Pimiento

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
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
5%
Pimiento
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
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)

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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.