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Chives vs Sauerkraut - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Sauerkraut

  • Chives are higher than Sauerkraut in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Copper, and Calcium.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 166% more than Sauerkraut.
  • Chives contain 218 times more Vitamin A RAE than Sauerkraut. While Chives contain 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, Sauerkraut contains only 1µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Chives are lower.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Sauerkraut, canned, solids and liquids.

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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 +206.7%
Contains more Magnesium +223.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +74.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Copper +63.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.47
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 56% 10% 9% 15% 87% 6% 32%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Magnesium +223.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +190%
Contains more Potassium +74.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Copper +63.5%
Equal in Iron - 1.47

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +24083.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +295.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +422.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +352.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.4%
Contains more Folate +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1536.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13
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 2% 3% 0% 49% 6% 6% 3% 6% 30% 18% 0% 33%
Contains more Vitamin A +24083.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin C +295.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +271.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +422.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +352.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.4%
Contains more Folate +337.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1536.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.13

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Sauerkraut Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 1.38g Chives
Protein 3.27g 0.91g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.14g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 4.28g Chives
Calories 30kcal 19kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.04g Sauerkraut
Sugar 1.85g 1.78g Sauerkraut
Fiber 2.5g 2.9g Sauerkraut
Calcium 92mg 30mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 1.47mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 13mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 20mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 170mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 661mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.19mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.096mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 18IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.14mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 14.7mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.021mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.022mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.143mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.093mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.13mg Chives
Folate 105µg 24µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 13µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.008mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.025mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.021mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.029mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.031mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.009mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.023mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.03mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.016mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.034g Sauerkraut
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.013g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.067g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Sauerkraut
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
13
Sauerkraut
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
28
Sauerkraut

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%
Sauerkraut
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
4%
Sauerkraut
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Sauerkraut

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.112g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sauerkraut
Sauerkraut is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 658mg)
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)

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. Sauerkraut - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169279/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.