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Chives vs Truffle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chives and Truffle

  • Chives are richer in Folate, yet Truffle is richer in Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Vitamin B2, Iron, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, and Phosphorus.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Truffle is 270% higher.
  • Chives contain 3 times more Folate than Truffle. Chives contain 105µg of Folate, while Truffle contains 38µg.

Food types used in this article are Chives, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried.

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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
1
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Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Calcium +72.8%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Magnesium +97.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.2%
Contains more Potassium +154.7%
Contains more Zinc +135.7%
Contains more Copper +16.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61%
Contains less Sodium -91.4%
Contains more Calcium +72.8%
Contains more Iron +267.5%
Contains more Magnesium +97.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +217.2%
Contains more Potassium +154.7%
Contains more Zinc +135.7%
Contains more Copper +16.6%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.2%
Contains more Folate +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +633.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +868.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.5%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +420%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.2%
Contains more Folate +176.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +633.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +868.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 2.91g Truffle
Protein 3.27g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.73g 0.73g
Carbs 4.35g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 30kcal 284kcal Truffle
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g g Truffle
Fiber 2.5g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 92mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 1.6mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 42mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 58mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 296mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 3mg 35mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.157mg 0.183mg Truffle
Vitamin A 4353IU 0IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 0mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.015mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.481mg Truffle
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.112mg Chives
Folate 105µg 38µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Truffle
Low Fats diet Equal
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
33
Truffle
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
72
Truffle

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
56%
Truffle
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
73%
Truffle
Fats
3%
Chives
3%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.146g)
Which food is cheaper?
Truffle
Truffle is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 32mg)
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 lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)

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. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/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.