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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, 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 Iron +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +82.6%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Zinc +119.6%
Contains more Potassium +232.6%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 60% 28% 27% 30% 53% 16% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +78.1%
Contains more Calcium +82.6%
Contains more Magnesium +188.1%
Contains more Zinc +119.6%
Contains more Potassium +232.6%
Contains more Copper +20.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +38.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.7%

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

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 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

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Seaweed 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 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Chives Opinion
Calories 43 30 Seaweed
Protein 1.68 3.27 Chives
Fats 0.56 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 3 58.1 Chives
Net carbs 8.270000457763672 1.850000023841858 Seaweed
Carbs 9.57 4.35 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.85 1.6 Seaweed
Calcium 168 92 Seaweed
Potassium 89 296 Chives
Magnesium 121 42 Seaweed
Sugar 0.6 1.85 Seaweed
Fiber 1.3 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.13 0.157 Chives
Zinc 1.23 0.56 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 42 58 Chives
Sodium 233 3 Chives
Vitamin A 116 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.87 0.21 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.078 Chives
Vitamin B2 0.15 0.115 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.647 Chives
Vitamin B5 0.642 0.324 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002 0.138 Chives
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 66 212.7 Chives
Folate 180 105 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.247 0.146 Chives
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098 0.095 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.048 0.037 Seaweed
Threonine 0.055 0.128 Chives
Isoleucine 0.076 0.139 Chives
Leucine 0.083 0.195 Chives
Lysine 0.082 0.163 Chives
Methionine 0.025 0.036 Chives
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.105 Chives
Valine 0.072 0.145 Chives
Histidine 0.024 0.057 Chives
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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.