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Jalapeño vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Jalapeño and Chives

  • Jalapeño is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin E , and Vitamin B6, yet Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin A, Iron, Copper, Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 162% more than Jalapeño.
  • Jalapeño contains 17 times more Vitamin E than Chives. While Jalapeño contains 3.58mg of Vitamin E , Chives contain only 0.21mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Peppers, jalapeno, 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 +540%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Equal in Sodium - 3
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 10% 4% 22% 11% 16% 4% 12% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +540%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Potassium +19.4%
Contains more Magnesium +180%
Contains more Copper +241.3%
Contains more Zinc +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.1%
Equal in Sodium - 3

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 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1604.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1049.7%
Contains more Folate +288.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 396% 65% 72% 0% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 0% 47% 21%
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 +104.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1604.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +97.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +203.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +303.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +95%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +64.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +1049.7%
Contains more Folate +288.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324

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
64
Jalapeño
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
4%
Chives
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
3%
Chives

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

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Jalapeño 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?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.054g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (3 mg)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Chives Opinion
Calories 29 30 Chives
Protein 0.91 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.37 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 118.6 58.1 Jalapeño
Net carbs 3.700000047683716 1.850000023841858 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 4.35 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 1.6 Chives
Calcium 12 92 Chives
Potassium 248 296 Chives
Magnesium 15 42 Chives
Sugar 4.12 1.85 Chives
Fiber 2.8 2.5 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.14 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 26 58 Chives
Sodium 3 3
Vitamin A 1078 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 3.58 0.21 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.647 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.138 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 212.7 Chives
Folate 27 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.146 Jalapeño
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 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 2.63 Jalapeño

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.