Chives vs. Nori

Nutrition comparison of Chives and Nori


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of chives versus nori (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in chives and nori:

  • Both nori and chives are high in Vitamin A, Vitamin C, calcium and potassium.
  • Chive is a great source of dietary fiber.
  • Chive is an excellent source of Vitamin K.
  • Nori has more riboflavin and niacin.
Detailed nutritional comparison of chives and nori is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Chives (Chives, raw) and Nori (Seaweed, laver, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Nori and chives contain similar amounts of calories - nori has 35 calories per 100 grams and chive has 30 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, chives is lighter in protein, heavier in carbs and similar to nori for fat. Chives has a macronutrient ratio of 50:50:0 and for nori, 67:33:0 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Chives Nori
Protein 50% 67%
Carbohydrates 50% 33%
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Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Nori and chives contain similar amounts carbs - nori has 5.1g of total carbs per 100 grams and chive has 4.4g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Chive is a great source of dietary fiber and it has 733% more dietary fiber than nori - nori has 0.3g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and chive has 2.5g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Nori and chives contain similar amounts of sugar - nori has 0.49g of sugar per 100 grams and chive has 1.9g of sugar.



Protein

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Nori has 78% more protein than chive - nori has 5.8g of protein per 100 grams and chive has 3.3g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both nori and chives are low in saturated fat - nori has 0.06g of saturated fat per 100 grams and chive has 0.15g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Both nori and chives are high in Vitamin C. Chive has 49% more Vitamin C than nori - nori has 39mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and chive has 58.1mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Both nori and chives are high in Vitamin A. Nori has 19% more Vitamin A than chive - nori has 260ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and chive has 218ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Nori and chives contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - nori has 1mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and chive has 0.21mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Chive is an excellent source of Vitamin K and it has 52 times more Vitamin K than nori - nori has 4ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and chive has 212.7ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Nori has more riboflavin and niacin. Both chives and nori contain significant amounts of thiamin, pantothenic acid, Vitamin B6 and folate.

Chives Nori
Thiamin 0.078 MG 0.098 MG
Riboflavin 0.115 MG 0.446 MG
Niacin 0.647 MG 1.47 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.324 MG 0.521 MG
Vitamin B6 0.138 MG 0.159 MG
Folate 105 UG 146 UG

Minerals

calcium

Both nori and chives are high in calcium. Chive has 31% more calcium than nori - nori has 70mg of calcium per 100 grams and chive has 92mg of calcium.

iron

Nori and chives contain similar amounts of iron - nori has 1.8mg of iron per 100 grams and chive has 1.6mg of iron.

potassium

Both nori and chives are high in potassium. Nori has 20% more potassium than chive - nori has 356mg of potassium per 100 grams and chive has 296mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids, both chives and nori contain significant amounts of beta-carotene.

Chives Nori
beta-carotene 2612 UG 3121 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 323 UG ~

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 3s

For omega-3 fatty acids, chive has more alpha linoleic acid (ALA) than nori per 100 grams, however, nori contains more epa than chive per 100 grams.

Chives Nori
alpha linoleic acid 0.015 G 0.001 G
EPA ~ 0.08 G
Total 0.015 G 0.081 G

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, chive has more linoleic acid than nori per 100 grams.

Chives Nori
linoleic acid 0.252 G 0.004 G
other omega 6 ~ 0.009 G
Total 0.252 G 0.013 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Chives (Chives, raw) and Nori (Seaweed, laver, raw) .

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