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Gratin vs. Chives — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Gratin and Chives different?

  • Gratin is higher in Phosphorus, however, Chives are richer in Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Manganese, and Magnesium.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Chives is 54% higher.

Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter and Chives, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Gratin
6
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4
Chives
Contains more Calcium +29.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Manganese +131.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.157
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 24% 15% 49% 35% 57% 19% 54% 22% 15%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53% 49% 5%
Contains more Calcium +29.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.8%
Contains more Potassium +33.8%
Contains more Zinc +23.2%
Contains more Selenium +200%
Contains more Iron +150%
Contains more Magnesium +110%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Manganese +131.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.157

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Gratin
4
:
7
Chives
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1548.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.115
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 16% 0% 0% 33% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 9% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 3% 532%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +53.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +19.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +26.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +1548.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +486.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.9%
Contains more Folate +854.5%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.115

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Gratin
4
:
1
Chives
Contains more Protein +54.7%
Contains more Fats +939.7%
Contains more Carbs +159.1%
Contains more Other +108%
Contains more Water +22.5%
5% 8% 11% 74% 2%
Protein: 5.06 g
Fats: 7.59 g
Carbs: 11.27 g
Water: 74 g
Other: 2.08 g
3% 4% 91%
Protein: 3.27 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 4.35 g
Water: 90.65 g
Other: 1 g
Contains more Protein +54.7%
Contains more Fats +939.7%
Contains more Carbs +159.1%
Contains more Other +108%
Contains more Water +22.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Gratin
2
:
1
Chives
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2162.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.267
66% 30% 4%
Saturated Fat: 4.733 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 2.149 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.276 g
29% 19% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.146 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.095 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.267 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2162.1%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.9%
Equal in Polyunsaturated fat - 0.267

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Gratin Chives
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Chives Opinion
Net carbs 9.47g 1.85g Gratin
Protein 5.06g 3.27g Gratin
Fats 7.59g 0.73g Gratin
Carbs 11.27g 4.35g Gratin
Calories 132kcal 30kcal Gratin
Sugar 1.85g Gratin
Fiber 1.8g 2.5g Chives
Calcium 119mg 92mg Gratin
Iron 0.64mg 1.6mg Chives
Magnesium 20mg 42mg Chives
Phosphorus 113mg 58mg Gratin
Potassium 396mg 296mg Gratin
Sodium 433mg 3mg Chives
Zinc 0.69mg 0.56mg Gratin
Copper 0.16mg 0.157mg Gratin
Manganese 0.161mg 0.373mg Chives
Selenium 2.7µg 0.9µg Gratin
Vitamin A 264IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin A RAE 64µg 218µg Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg Chives
Vitamin C 9.9mg 58.1mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.078mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.116mg 0.115mg Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993mg 0.647mg Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387mg 0.324mg Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174mg 0.138mg Gratin
Folate 11µg 105µg Chives
Choline 5.2mg Chives
Vitamin K 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.07mg 0.037mg Gratin
Threonine 0.192mg 0.128mg Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.139mg Gratin
Leucine 0.443mg 0.195mg Gratin
Lysine 0.381mg 0.163mg Gratin
Methionine 0.117mg 0.036mg Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254mg 0.105mg Gratin
Valine 0.325mg 0.145mg Gratin
Histidine 0.151mg 0.057mg Gratin
Cholesterol 23mg 0mg Chives
Saturated Fat 4.733g 0.146g Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149g 0.095g Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276g 0.267g Gratin

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Gratin Chives
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Gratin
91%
Chives
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Gratin
29%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.85g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 430mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chives
Chives is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.587g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/nutrients
  2. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/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.