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Potato vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Potato and Chives different?

  • Potato is richer in Vitamin B6, while Chives are higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Folate, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Copper.
  • Chives covers your daily need of Vitamin K 176% more than Potato.
  • Potato contains 2 times more Vitamin B6 than Chives. Potato contains 0.298mg of Vitamin B6, while Chives contain 0.138mg.

Potatoes, flesh and skin, raw and Chives, raw types were 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
Potato
1
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7
Chives
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains more Iron +97.5%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +42.7%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 4% 38% 17% 37% 9% 25% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Potassium +43.6%
Contains more Iron +97.5%
Contains more Calcium +666.7%
Contains more Magnesium +82.6%
Contains more Copper +42.7%
Contains more Zinc +86.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Phosphorus - 58

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
Potato
3
:
7
Chives
Contains more Vitamin B3 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +194.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +217550%
Contains more Vitamin E +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +10535%
Contains more Folate +600%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
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 66% 1% 1% 0% 21% 8% 20% 18% 69% 0% 5% 12%
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 B3 +64%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +194.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +217550%
Contains more Vitamin E +2000%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +259.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +10535%
Contains more Folate +600%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.078
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.324

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Potato Chives Opinion
Calories 77kcal 30kcal Potato
Protein 2.05g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.09g 0.73g Chives
Vitamin C 19.7mg 58.1mg Chives
Net carbs 15.39g 1.85g Potato
Carbs 17.49g 4.35g Potato
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.81mg 1.6mg Chives
Calcium 12mg 92mg Chives
Potassium 425mg 296mg Potato
Magnesium 23mg 42mg Chives
Sugar 0.82g 1.85g Potato
Fiber 2.1g 2.5g Chives
Copper 0.11mg 0.157mg Chives
Zinc 0.3mg 0.56mg Chives
Starch 15.29g g Potato
Phosphorus 57mg 58mg Chives
Sodium 6mg 3mg Chives
Vitamin A 2IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.21mg Chives
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.081mg 0.078mg Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin B3 1.061mg 0.647mg Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.298mg 0.138mg Potato
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 212.7µg Chives
Folate 15µg 105µg Chives
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.146g Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042g 0.267g Chives
Tryptophan 0.021mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine 0.067mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.066mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.098mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.107mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.032mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.081mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.103mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.035mg 0.057mg Chives
Fructose 0.26g g Potato

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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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
18
Potato
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
20
Potato
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
12%
Potato
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
4%
Chives
Fats
0%
Potato
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Potato
Potato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.121g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chives
Chives is lower in glycemic index (difference - 41)
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?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Potato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170026/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.