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Jerusalem artichoke vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Jerusalem artichoke and Chives

  • Jerusalem artichoke has more Iron and Vitamin B1, however Chives has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Manganese, Calcium and Magnesium.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 177% more.
  • Jerusalem artichoke has 6 times more Choline than Chives. Jerusalem artichoke has 30mg of Choline, while Chives have 5.2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Jerusalem-artichokes, raw and Chives, 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
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Chives
Contains more Iron +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +44.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Magnesium +147.1%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Zinc +366.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 128% 5% 38% 13% 47% 4% 34% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +44.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.5%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Magnesium +147.1%
Contains more Copper +12.1%
Contains more Zinc +366.7%
Contains less Sodium -25%

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
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Chives
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +21665%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
Contains more Folate +707.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 2% 4% 0% 50% 14% 25% 24% 18% 0% 1% 10%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +1352.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +21665%
Contains more Vitamin E +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +79.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +212600%
Contains more Folate +707.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
13
Jerusalem artichoke
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
33
Jerusalem artichoke
30
Chives

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 the food
Protein
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
4%
Chives
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
3%
Chives

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Jerusalem artichoke Chives
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke Chives
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?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.146g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 7.75g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
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)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Jerusalem artichoke Chives Opinion
Calories 73 30 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.01 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 4 58.1 Chives
Carbs 17.44 4.35 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 1.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 92 Chives
Potassium 429 296 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 42 Chives
Sugars 9.6 1.85 Chives
Fiber 1.6 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.14 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.12 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 78 58 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 3 Chives
Vitamin A 20 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.19 0.21 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.078 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.647 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.324 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 212.7 Chives
Folate 13 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.146 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.057 Chives
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Jerusalem artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169236/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.