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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, 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
Chives
7
:
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.2%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.68
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.2%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +64%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3140%
Contains more Vitamin K +2462.7%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615
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 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +64%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3140%
Contains more Vitamin K +2462.7%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Contains more Vitamin C +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.615

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
20%
Chives
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
5%
Pimiento
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Pimiento

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Pimiento
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 Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chives Pimiento Opinion
Calories 30 23 Chives
Protein 3.27 1.1 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.3 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 84.9 Pimiento
Carbs 4.35 5.1 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 92 6 Chives
Potassium 296 158 Chives
Magnesium 42 6 Chives
Sugars 1.85 2.71 Chives
Fiber 2.5 1.9 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.049 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.19 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 17 Chives
Sodium 3 14 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 2655 Chives
Vitamin E 0.21 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.017 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.06 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.615 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.01 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 8.3 Chives
Folate 105 6 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.045 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.02 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.161 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.014 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.04 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.036 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.058 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.049 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.013 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.034 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.046 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.022 Chives
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.