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Chives vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Chives and Seaweed

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Manganese, while Seaweed have more Magnesium, Folate, Iron, and Calcium.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 122% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 69 times less Vitamin B6 than Chives. Chives contain 0.138mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Chives are lower.

The food types used in this comparison are Chives, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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
Chives
4
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Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +232.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +82.6%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Zinc +119.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +232.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Calcium +82.6%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Zinc +119.6%

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 +3652.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1836.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6800%
Contains more Vitamin K +222.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
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 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Contains more Vitamin A +3652.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1836.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6800%
Contains more Vitamin K +222.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Folate +71.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Seaweed Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 8.27g Seaweed
Protein 3.27g 1.68g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.56g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 9.57g Seaweed
Calories 30kcal 43kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 0.6g Seaweed
Fiber 2.5g 1.3g Chives
Calcium 92mg 168mg Seaweed
Iron 1.6mg 2.85mg Seaweed
Magnesium 42mg 121mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 58mg 42mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 89mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 233mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 1.23mg Seaweed
Copper 0.157mg 0.13mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 116IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.87mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 3mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.05mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.15mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.47mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.642mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.002mg Chives
Folate 105µg 180µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 66µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.048mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.128mg 0.055mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.076mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.083mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.082mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.025mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.043mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.072mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.024mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.247g Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.098g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.047g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chives Seaweed
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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
10%
Seaweed
Fats
3%
Chives
3%
Seaweed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.