Chives Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 32

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1g %1

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 3mg %0

Total Carbohydrate 4g %1

Dietary Fiber 2g %8

Total Sugars 2g

Protein 3g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 92.0mg %7

Iron 1.6mg %8

Potassium 296mg %7

Phosphorus 58.0mg %5

* 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.

Vitamins in chives

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Choline, total 5.2mg %1

Vitamin E 0.2mg %1

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.6mg %4

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.3mg %6

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.1mg %7

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.1mg %9

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %11

Vitamin C 58.1mg %65

Vitamin A 4353.0IU %145

Vitamin K 212.7µg %177

Minerals in chives

Sodium 3.0mg %0

Selenium 0.9µg %2

Zinc 0.6mg %4

Phosphorus 58.0mg %6

Calcium 92.0mg %7

Potassium 296.0mg %8

Iron 1.6mg %9

Magnesium 42.0mg %10

Manganese 0.4mg %16

Copper 0.2mg %17

Amino Acids in chives

Methionine 0.0g %5

Leucine 0.2g %7

Lysine 0.2g %7

Valine 0.1g %7

Histidine 0.1g %8

Isoleucine 0.1g %9

Tyrosine 0.1g %10

Phenylalanine 0.1g %11

Threonine 0.1g %11

Tryptophan 0.0g %12

Fatty Acids in chives

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of chives is 50.0/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Chives has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 65
Lysine 45 54
Valine 39 48
Histidine 15 19
Isoleucine 30 46
Threonine 23 43
Tryptophan 6 12
Met+Cys 22 12
Phe+Tyr 30 67

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in chives is 3.8 which makes it a medium P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of chives is 0.3 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in chives as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for chives is 43/100 good).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for chives

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 3.57 <12
Potassium:Sodium 98.67 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 2.19 <2
Iron:Copper 10.19 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 1.59 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 80%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

57% of insulinogenic calories