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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, Calcium, and Manganese, however Sweet potato is higher in Vitamin A, 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 Iron +162.3%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Potassium +13.9%
Equal in Copper - 0.151
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 23% 9% 30% 18% 51% 9% 21% 8%
Contains more Iron +162.3%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.4%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
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 Vitamin K +11716.7%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
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 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 8% 852% 6% 0% 20% 15% 11% 48% 49% 0% 5% 9%
Contains more Vitamin C +2320.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +88.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +11716.7%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chives Sweet potato
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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Sweet potato Opinion
Calories 30 86 Sweet potato
Protein 3.27 1.57 Chives
Fats 0.73 0.05 Chives
Vitamin C 58.1 2.4 Chives
Net carbs 1.850000023841858 17.1200008392334 Sweet potato
Carbs 4.35 20.12 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.6 0.61 Chives
Calcium 92 30 Chives
Potassium 296 337 Sweet potato
Magnesium 42 25 Chives
Sugar 1.85 4.18 Chives
Fiber 2.5 3 Sweet potato
Copper 0.157 0.151 Chives
Zinc 0.56 0.3 Chives
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 58 47 Chives
Sodium 3 55 Chives
Vitamin A 4353 14187 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.21 0.26 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.078
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.061 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647 0.557 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324 0.8 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.138 0.209 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 212.7 1.8 Chives
Folate 105 11 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.146 0.018 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095 0.001 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267 0.014 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 0.031 Chives
Threonine 0.128 0.083 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 0.055 Chives
Leucine 0.195 0.092 Chives
Lysine 0.163 0.066 Chives
Methionine 0.036 0.029 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 0.089 Chives
Valine 0.145 0.086 Chives
Histidine 0.057 0.031 Chives
Fructose 0.7 Sweet potato

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.