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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

Important nutritional characteristics for Chives

Chives
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. 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)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.

45

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Macronutrients chart

4% 5% 91%
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 100g
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 ? g 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.

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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 28% 27% 32% 18% 26% 1% 12% 24% 56% 4% 3%
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 µg
TOP 83%
Choline
5.2 mg
TOP 91%
Sodium
3 mg
TOP 94%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate, total Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 262% 4% 0% 291% 16% 21% 10% 10% 21% 79% 0% 798%
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%

Vitamin chart - relative view

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

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 40% 37% 30% 22% 24% 11% 18% 24% 25%
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

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

Fiber content / ratio for Chives

1.85% 2.5%
Sugars: 1.85 g
Fiber: 2.5 g
Other: 0 g

All nutrients for Chives per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 8% 69% 3.27g 1.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 77% 0.73g 45.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 1% 62% 4.35g 6.5 times less than Rice
Calories 1% 94% 30kcal 1.6 times less than Orange
Sugars 2% 60% 1.85g 4.8 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 7% 31% 2.5g Equal to Orange
Calcium 9% 24% 92mg 1.4 times less than Milk
Iron 9% 46% 1.6mg 1.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 11% 25% 42mg 3.3 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 8% 75% 58mg 3.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 6% 38% 296mg 2 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 94% 3mg 163.3 times less than White Bread
Zinc 5% 67% 0.56mg 11.3 times less than Beef
Copper 0% 36% 0.16mg 1.1 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin A 87% 11% 4353IU 3.8 times less than Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 75% 0.21mg 7 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 65% 12% 58.1mg 1.1 times more than Lemon
Vitamin B1 5% 57% 0.08mg 3.4 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 7% 65% 0.12mg 1.1 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 3% 75% 0.65mg 14.8 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 3% 71% 0.32mg 3.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 7% 57% 0.14mg 1.2 times more than Oat
Folate, total 26% 23% 105µg 1.7 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 266% 41% 212.7µg 2.1 times more than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 88% 0.04mg 8.2 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 88% 0.13mg 5.6 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 88% 0.14mg 6.6 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 90% 0.2mg 12.5 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 87% 0.16mg 2.8 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 91% 0.04mg 2.7 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 90% 0.11mg 6.4 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 89% 0.15mg 14 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 90% 0.06mg 13.1 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 1% 79% 0.15g 40.4 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 82% 0.1g 103.1 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 74% 0.27g 176.7 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients

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