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Chives vs Pumpkin - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chives and Pumpkin different?

  • Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Manganese, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium, Calcium and Vitamin B6, while Pumpkin is higher in Vitamin A.
  • Chives covers your daily need of Vitamin K 176% more than Pumpkin.
  • Chives contain 7 times more Folate than Pumpkin. Chives contain 105µg of Folate, while Pumpkin contains 16µg.

Chives, raw and Pumpkin, raw types were 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
6
:
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +338.1%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +23.6%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 7% 30% 9% 43% 9% 19% 1%
Contains more Iron +100%
Contains more Calcium +338.1%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Copper +23.6%
Contains more Zinc +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +31.8%
Contains more Potassium +14.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +545.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +19236.4%
Contains more Folate +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +404.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298
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 30% 511% 22% 0% 13% 26% 12% 18% 15% 0% 3% 12%
Contains more Vitamin C +545.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +19236.4%
Contains more Folate +556.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +95.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +404.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.11
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.6
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.298

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
55
Pumpkin
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
18
Pumpkin

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
6%
Pumpkin
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
7%
Pumpkin
Fats
3%
Chives
0%
Pumpkin

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 Pumpkin
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Pumpkin
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 contains less Sodium?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is cheaper?
Pumpkin
Pumpkin is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 0.91g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
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)

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 Pumpkin Opinion
Calories 30 26 Chives
Protein 3.27 1 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.1 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 9 Chives
Carbs 4.35 6.5 Pumpkin
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.8 Chives
Calcium 92 21 Chives
Potassium 296 340 Pumpkin
Magnesium 42 12 Chives
Sugars 1.85 2.76 Chives
Fiber 2.5 0.5 Chives
Copper 0.157 0.127 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.32 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 58 44 Chives
Sodium 3 1 Pumpkin
Vitamin A 4353 8513 Pumpkin
Vitamin E 0.21 1.06 Pumpkin
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.05 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.11 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.6 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.298 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.061 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 1.1 Chives
Folate 105 16 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.052 Pumpkin
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.013 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.005 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.012 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.029 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.031 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.046 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.054 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.011 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.032 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.035 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.016 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. Pumpkin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168448/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.