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Chives vs Tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Tomato

  • Chives are higher than Tomato in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Magnesium.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 171% more than Tomato.
  • Chives contain 9 times more Calcium than Tomato. While Chives contain 92mg of Calcium, Tomato contains only 10mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average.

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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
8
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0
Tomato
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Iron +492.6%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +229.4%
Contains more Copper +166.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Iron +492.6%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +229.4%
Contains more Copper +166.1%

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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1
Tomato
Contains more Vitamin A +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.5%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +2592.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594
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 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
Contains more Vitamin A +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.5%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +2592.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.594

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Tomato Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 2.69g Tomato
Protein 3.27g 0.88g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.2g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 3.89g Chives
Calories 30kcal 18kcal Chives
Starch g 0g Tomato
Fructose g 1.37g Tomato
Sugar 1.85g 2.63g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 1.2g Chives
Calcium 92mg 10mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.27mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 11mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 24mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 237mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 5mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.17mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.059mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 833IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.54mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 13.7mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.037mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.019mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.594mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.089mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.08mg Chives
Folate 105µg 15µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 7.9µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.006mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.027mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.018mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.025mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.027mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.006mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.027mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.018mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.014mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.028g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.031g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.083g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Tomato
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
16
Tomato
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
10
Tomato

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%
Tomato
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
4%
Tomato
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Tomato

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.