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Pimiento vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Pimiento and Chives different?

  • Pimiento is higher in Vitamin C and Vitamin B6, however Chives are richer in Vitamin K, Folate, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin A, Calcium, Magnesium and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Chives is 170% higher.
  • Pimiento contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Chives. While Pimiento contains 0.215mg of Vitamin B6, Chives contain only 0.138mg.

Pimento, canned 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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7
Chives
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.2%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.6
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Calcium +1433.3%
Contains more Potassium +87.3%
Contains more Magnesium +600%
Contains more Copper +220.4%
Contains more Zinc +194.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +241.2%
Contains less Sodium -78.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.6

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 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +64%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3140%
Contains more Vitamin K +2462.7%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
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 +46.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +228.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +55.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +64%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +358.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +91.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +3140%
Contains more Vitamin K +2462.7%
Contains more Folate +1650%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

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
47
Pimiento
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
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
7%
Pimiento
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Pimiento
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.
Pimiento Chives
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pimiento Chives
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pimiento
Pimiento is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chives
Chives contains less Sugars (difference - 0.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
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?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (45)

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 Pimiento Chives Opinion
Calories 23 30 Chives
Protein 1.1 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.3 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 84.9 58.1 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 4.35 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 1.6 Pimiento
Calcium 6 92 Chives
Potassium 158 296 Chives
Magnesium 6 42 Chives
Sugars 2.71 1.85 Chives
Fiber 1.9 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.049 0.157 Chives
Zinc 0.19 0.56 Chives
Starch
Phosphorus 17 58 Chives
Sodium 14 3 Chives
Vitamin A 2655 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.69 0.21 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.324 Chives
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.138 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 212.7 Chives
Folate 6 105 Chives
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.146 Pimiento
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.014 0.037 Chives
Threonine 0.04 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.036 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.058 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.049 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.013 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.046 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.022 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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.