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Chives vs Shallot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chives and Shallot

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Calcium, however Shallot is higher in Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chives covers your daily need of Vitamin K 177% more than Shallot.
  • Chives have 7 times more Vitamin C than Shallot. While Chives have 58.1mg of Vitamin C, Shallot has only 8mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chives, raw and Shallots, 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
6
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Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 60
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 45% 15% 26% 30% 2% 11% 30%
Contains more Calcium +148.6%
Contains more Iron +33.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Contains more Zinc +40%
Contains more Copper +78.4%
Contains more Potassium +12.8%
Equal in Phosphorus - 60

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +108725%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin C +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +208.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +26487.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
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 1% 1% 0% 27% 15% 5% 4% 18% 80% 26% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +108725%
Contains more Vitamin E +425%
Contains more Vitamin C +626.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +475%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +223.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.7%
Contains more Folate +208.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +26487.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Shallot Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 13.6g Shallot
Protein 3.27g 2.5g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.1g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 16.8g Shallot
Calories 30kcal 72kcal Shallot
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 7.87g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 3.2g Shallot
Calcium 92mg 37mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 1.2mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 21mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 60mg Shallot
Potassium 296mg 334mg Shallot
Sodium 3mg 12mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.4mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.088mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 4IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.04mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 8mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.06mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.02mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.2mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.29mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.345mg Shallot
Folate 105µg 34µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 0.8µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.028mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.098mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.106mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.149mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.125mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.027mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.081mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.11mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.043mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.017g Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.014g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.039g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Shallot
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
15
Shallot
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
21
Shallot

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
15%
Shallot
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
17%
Shallot
Fats
3%
Chives
0%
Shallot

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.129g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.02g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
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 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.

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. Shallot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170499/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.