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Chives vs Sweet potato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chives and Sweet potato

  • Chives have more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, and Calcium, however Sweet potato is higher in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B5, and Vitamin B6.
  • Chives covers your daily need of Vitamin K 176% more than Sweet potato.
  • Chives have 24 times more Vitamin C than Sweet potato. While Chives have 58.1mg of Vitamin C, Sweet potato has only 2.4mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chives, raw and Sweet potato, raw, unprepared.

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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 Iron +162.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.151
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% 23% 18% 21% 30% 8% 9% 51%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Iron +162.3%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.151

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
5
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Contains more Vitamin C +2320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.2%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +11716.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
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 852% 6% 0% 8% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 9% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +2320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.2%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +11716.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +225.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +23.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +51.4%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Sweet potato Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 17.12g Sweet potato
Protein 3.27g 1.57g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.05g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 20.12g Sweet potato
Calories 30kcal 86kcal Sweet potato
Starch g 12.65g Sweet potato
Fructose g 0.7g Sweet potato
Sugar 1.85g 4.18g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 3g Sweet potato
Calcium 92mg 30mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.61mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 25mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 47mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 337mg Sweet potato
Sodium 3mg 55mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.3mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.151mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 14187IU Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.26mg Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 2.4mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.078mg
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.061mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.557mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.8mg Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.209mg Sweet potato
Folate 105µg 11µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 1.8µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.031mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.083mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.055mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.092mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.066mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.029mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.089mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.086mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.031mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.018g Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.001g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.014g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Sweet potato
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
85
Sweet potato
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
21
Sweet potato

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
9%
Sweet potato
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
20%
Sweet potato
Fats
3%
Chives
0%
Sweet potato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.128g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.33g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 52mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Sweet potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168482/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.