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Chili pepper vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chili pepper and Chives

  • Chili pepper is higher in Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, yet Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A, Manganese, Calcium, and Iron.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 166% more than Chili pepper.
  • Chili pepper contains 4 times more Vitamin B6 than Chives. While Chili pepper contains 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, Chives contain only 0.138mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, hot chili, red, 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
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 296
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +55.3%
Contains more Calcium +557.1%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +21.7%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.9%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Equal in Potassium - 296

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 C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +357.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1419.3%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 C +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +357.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +61.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1419.3%
Contains more Folate +356.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078

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.
Chili pepper Chives
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chili pepper Chives Opinion
Calories 40kcal 30kcal Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.44g 0.73g Chives
Vitamin C 143.7mg 58.1mg Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.31g 1.85g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 4.35g Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.03mg 1.6mg Chives
Calcium 14mg 92mg Chives
Potassium 322mg 296mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 42mg Chives
Sugar 5.3g 1.85g Chives
Fiber 1.5g 2.5g Chives
Copper 0.129mg 0.157mg Chives
Zinc 0.26mg 0.56mg Chives
Starch g g
Phosphorus 43mg 58mg Chives
Sodium 9mg 3mg Chives
Vitamin A 952IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.21mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.078mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.647mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.138mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 212.7µg Chives
Folate 23µg 105µg Chives
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.146g Chili pepper
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.267g Chives
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine 0.074mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.105mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.089mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.024mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.084mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.041mg 0.057mg Chives
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper Chives
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
66
Chili pepper
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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 food.
Protein
11%
Chili pepper
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
4%
Chives
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.104g)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)
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

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.