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Chives nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Chives, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

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Important nutritional characteristics for Chives

Chives
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various sources including USDA and NHS. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
45 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 tsp chopped (1 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
-4.8 (alkaline)
Calories
30
89% Vitamin A
88% Vitamin C
77% Folate, total
76% Calcium
76% Folate, food
Explanation: This food contains more Vitamin A than 89% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (11%) which contain more Vitamin A, this food itself is rich in Vitamin A more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin C, Folate, total, Calcium and Folate, food

Chives Glycemic index (GI)

45
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 7%
3.27 g of 50 g
7%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.73 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 1%
4.35 g of 300 g
1%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
90.65 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
1 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
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Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 30
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 3mg
1%
TotalCarbohydrate 4g
12%
Dietary Fiber 3g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 3g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 92mg 9%

Iron 2mg 11%

Potassium 296mg 8%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 92 mg of 1,000 mg 9%
Iron: 1.6 mg of 18 mg 9%
Magnesium: 42 mg of 400 mg 11%
Phosphorus: 58 mg of 1,000 mg 6%
Potassium: 296 mg of 3,500 mg 8%
Sodium: 3 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.56 mg of 15 mg 4%
Copper: 0.157 mg of 2 mg 8%
Manganese: 0.373 mg of 2 mg 19%
Selenium: 0.9 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 5.2 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Calcium
92 mg
TOP 24%
Magnesium
42 mg
TOP 25%
Copper
0.157 mg
TOP 36%
Potassium
296 mg
TOP 38%
Manganese
0.373 mg
TOP 41%
Iron
1.6 mg
TOP 46%
Zinc
0.56 mg
TOP 67%
Phosphorus
58 mg
TOP 75%
Selenium
0.9 mg
TOP 83%
Choline
5.2 mg
TOP 91%
Sodium
3 mg
TOP 94%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 4353 IU of 5,000 IU 87%
Vitamin E : 0.21 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 58.1 mg of 60 mg 97%
Vitamin B1: 0.078 mg of 2 mg 5%
Vitamin B2: 0.115 mg of 2 mg 7%
Vitamin B3: 0.647 mg of 20 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.324 mg of 10 mg 3%
Vitamin B6: 0.138 mg of 2 mg 7%
Folate, total: 105 µg of 400 µg 26%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 212.7 µg of 80 µg 266%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
4353 µg
TOP 11%
Vitamin C
58.1 µg
TOP 12%
Folate, total
105 µg
TOP 23%
Vitamin K
212.7 µg
TOP 41%
Vitamin B6
0.138 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B1
0.078 µg
TOP 57%
Vitamin B2
0.115 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin B5
0.324 µg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B3
0.647 µg
TOP 75%
Vitamin E
0.21 µg
TOP 75%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 37 mg of 280 mg 13%
Threonine: 128 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Isoleucine: 139 mg of 1,400 mg 10%
Leucine: 195 mg of 2,730 mg 7%
Lysine: 163 mg of 2,100 mg 8%
Methionine: 36 mg of 1,050 mg 3%
Phenylalanine: 105 mg of 1,750 mg 6%
Valine: 145 mg of 1,820 mg 8%
Histidine: 57 mg of 700 mg 8%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.146 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.095 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.267 g

All nutrients for Chives per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value
Protein 8% 69% 3.27g
Fats 1% 77% 0.73g
Carbs 1% 62% 4.35g
Calories 1% 94% 30kcal
Sugars 2% 60% 1.85g
Fiber 7% 31% 2.5g
Calcium 9% 24% 92mg
Iron 9% 46% 1.6mg
Magnesium 11% 25% 42mg
Phosphorus 8% 75% 58mg
Potassium 6% 38% 296mg
Sodium 0% 94% 3mg
Zinc 5% 67% 0.56mg
Copper 0% 36% 0.16mg
Vitamin A 87% 11% 4353IU
Vitamin E 1% 75% 0.21mg
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg
Vitamin C 65% 12% 58.1mg
Vitamin B1 5% 57% 0.08mg
Vitamin B2 7% 65% 0.12mg
Vitamin B3 3% 75% 0.65mg
Vitamin B5 3% 71% 0.32mg
Vitamin B6 7% 57% 0.14mg
Folate, total 21000% 23% 105µg
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg
Vitamin K 266% 41% 212.7µg
Folic acid (B9) 0% 100% 0µg
Tryptophan 0% 88% 0.04mg
Threonine 0% 88% 0.13mg
Isoleucine 0% 88% 0.14mg
Leucine 0% 90% 0.2mg
Lysine 0% 87% 0.16mg
Methionine 0% 91% 0.04mg
Phenylalanine 0% 90% 0.11mg
Valine 0% 89% 0.15mg
Histidine 0% 90% 0.06mg
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g
Saturated Fat 1% 79% 0.15g
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 82% 0.1g
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 74% 0.27g

The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.