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Seaweed vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Seaweed and Chives

  • Seaweed has more Magnesium, Folate, Iron, and Calcium, while Chives has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin B6, and Manganese.
  • Chives' daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 122% higher.
  • Chives contain 78 times less Sodium than Seaweed. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Chives contain 3mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Seaweed, kelp, 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 Calcium +82.6%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Zinc +119.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +232.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 51% 107% 87% 18% 8% 31% 34% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Contains more Calcium +82.6%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Zinc +119.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains more Potassium +232.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Contains more Copper +20.8%

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 E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +3652.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1836.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6800%
Contains more Vitamin K +222.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 18% 0% 10% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 135% 0% 166%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
Contains more Vitamin E +314.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +98.1%
Contains more Folate +71.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +3652.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +1836.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +6800%
Contains more Vitamin K +222.3%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Chives Opinion
Net carbs 8.27g 1.85g Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.56g 0.73g Chives
Carbs 9.57g 4.35g Seaweed
Calories 43kcal 30kcal Seaweed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.6g 1.85g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 2.5g Chives
Calcium 168mg 92mg Seaweed
Iron 2.85mg 1.6mg Seaweed
Magnesium 121mg 42mg Seaweed
Phosphorus 42mg 58mg Chives
Potassium 89mg 296mg Chives
Sodium 233mg 3mg Chives
Zinc 1.23mg 0.56mg Seaweed
Copper 0.13mg 0.157mg Chives
Vitamin A 116IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.21mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3mg 58.1mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.078mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.115mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.647mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.324mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.138mg Chives
Folate 180µg 105µg Seaweed
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.037mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.083mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.082mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.025mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.072mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.024mg 0.057mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.146g Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.095g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.267g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Seaweed Chives
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
36
Seaweed
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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
10%
Seaweed
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
4%
Chives
Fats
3%
Seaweed
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.25g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 230mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chives
Chives is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.101g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.