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Tomato vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Tomato and Chives

  • Chives are higher than Tomato in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Magnesium.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 171% more than Tomato.

Food varieties used in this article are Tomatoes, red, ripe, raw, year round average 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
Tomato
0
:
8
Chives
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Iron +492.6%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +229.4%
Contains more Copper +166.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 11% 8% 11% 21% 1% 5% 20%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Contains more Calcium +820%
Contains more Iron +492.6%
Contains more Magnesium +281.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +24.9%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Zinc +229.4%
Contains more Copper +166.1%

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
Tomato
1
:
9
Chives
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.5%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +2592.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 50% 11% 0% 46% 10% 5% 12% 6% 19% 12% 0% 20%
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 +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +324.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +110.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +505.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +264%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +72.5%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +2592.4%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomato Chives Opinion
Net carbs 2.69g 1.85g Tomato
Protein 0.88g 3.27g Chives
Fats 0.2g 0.73g Chives
Carbs 3.89g 4.35g Chives
Calories 18kcal 30kcal Chives
Starch 0g g Tomato
Fructose 1.37g g Tomato
Sugar 2.63g 1.85g Chives
Fiber 1.2g 2.5g Chives
Calcium 10mg 92mg Chives
Iron 0.27mg 1.6mg Chives
Magnesium 11mg 42mg Chives
Phosphorus 24mg 58mg Chives
Potassium 237mg 296mg Chives
Sodium 5mg 3mg Chives
Zinc 0.17mg 0.56mg Chives
Copper 0.059mg 0.157mg Chives
Vitamin A 833IU 4353IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.54mg 0.21mg Tomato
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13.7mg 58.1mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.037mg 0.078mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.019mg 0.115mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.594mg 0.647mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.089mg 0.324mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.08mg 0.138mg Chives
Folate 15µg 105µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.9µg 212.7µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.006mg 0.037mg Chives
Threonine 0.027mg 0.128mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.018mg 0.139mg Chives
Leucine 0.025mg 0.195mg Chives
Lysine 0.027mg 0.163mg Chives
Methionine 0.006mg 0.036mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.027mg 0.105mg Chives
Valine 0.018mg 0.145mg Chives
Histidine 0.014mg 0.057mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.146g Tomato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.031g 0.095g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.083g 0.267g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tomato 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
16
Tomato
98
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
10
Tomato
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%
Tomato
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
4%
Tomato
4%
Chives
Fats
1%
Tomato
3%
Chives

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tomato
Tomato is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chives
Chives is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.4)

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. Tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170457/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.