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Chives vs Turnip - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chives and Turnip

  • The amount of Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Folate, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Calcium in Chives are higher than in Turnip.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 177% more than Turnip.
  • Turnip has 10000000 times less Vitamin A RAE than Chives. Chives have 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Turnip has 0µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chives, raw and Turnips, 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
8
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0
Turnip
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +114.8%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Zinc +107.4%
Contains more Copper +84.7%
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% 12% 8% 12% 17% 9% 8% 29%
Contains more Calcium +206.7%
Contains more Iron +433.3%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +114.8%
Contains more Potassium +55%
Contains less Sodium -95.5%
Contains more Zinc +107.4%
Contains more Copper +84.7%

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
10
:
0
Turnip
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
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% 1% 0% 70% 10% 7% 8% 12% 21% 12% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +600%
Contains more Vitamin C +176.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +53.3%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%

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 Turnip
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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Turnip Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 4.63g Turnip
Protein 3.27g 0.9g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.1g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 6.43g Turnip
Calories 30kcal 28kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 3.8g Chives
Fiber 2.5g 1.8g Chives
Calcium 92mg 30mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.3mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 11mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 27mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 191mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 67mg Chives
Zinc 0.56mg 0.27mg Chives
Copper 0.157mg 0.085mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 0IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.03mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 21mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.04mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.03mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.4mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.2mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.09mg Chives
Folate 105µg 15µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 0.1µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.009mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.025mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.036mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.033mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.036mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.011mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.017mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.03mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.014mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.011g Turnip
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.006g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.053g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chives Turnip
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
12
Turnip
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
13
Turnip

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%
Turnip
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
6%
Turnip
Fats
3%
Chives
0%
Turnip

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Turnip
Turnip is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.135g)
Which food is cheaper?
Turnip
Turnip is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 64mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
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)

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. Turnip - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170465/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.