Food with Nutrition Similar to Chives


image of chives

Similar to Chives

A common and nutrient dense vegetable, chives are an excellent source of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and calcium. It is also a good source of dietary fiber and potassium. One tbsp of chives contains about 1 calories.

Many foods are similar nutritionally to chives, including kale, fennel, watercress and arugula.

We compared the key nutrients in chives (dietary fiber, potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and calcium) to nutrients in hundreds of other foods with data from USDA.[1]

Summary of the most similar foods by category:
plants and vegetables: Kale, Fennel, Watercress, Arugula, Leeks, Cilantro, Marjoram, Scallion, Collard Greens, Brussels Sprouts, Cabbage, Spinach, Parsley, Basil, Butterhead Lettuce, Endive, Sage, Oregano, Black Pepper
dairy and eggs: Mayonnaise
The details of the top 20 foods most nutritionally similar to chives are below.

plants and vegetables

There are quite a few plants and vegetables that offer similar nutritional benefits to chives. Kale, fennel, watercress, arugula and leeks are all high in dietary fiber, potassium, Vitamin C, Vitamin A and or calcium.

Kale

image of kale

Similarity: > 99%

Kale is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, kale contains more iron and riboflavin than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and kale:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Kale
(5 cups)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
4.1
296
potassium (MG)
348
58
Vitamin C (MG)
93
218
Vitamin A (UG)
241
92
calcium (MG)
254
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0.996 | 0.996 | 4.77 Complete Comparison:
Kale vs. Chives


Fennel

image of fennel

Similarity: > 99%

Fennel is also high in dietary fiber, calcium and potassium.

For 100 grams of chives and fennel:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Fennel
(1.25 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
3.1
296
potassium (MG)
414
58
Vitamin C (MG)
12
218
Vitamin A (UG)
48
92
calcium (MG)
49
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0.995 | 0.995 | 1.94 Complete Comparison:
Fennel vs. Chives


Watercress

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Similarity: > 95%

Watercress are high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium.

For 100 grams of chives and watercress:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Watercress
(3 cups)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
0.5
296
potassium (MG)
330
58
Vitamin C (MG)
43
218
Vitamin A (UG)
160
92
calcium (MG)
120
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0.988 | 0.988 | 2.93 Complete Comparison:
Watercress vs. Chives


Arugula

image of arugula

Similarity: > 95%

Arugula is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium.

For 100 grams of chives and arugula:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Arugula
(50 leaves)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
1.6
296
potassium (MG)
369
58
Vitamin C (MG)
15
218
Vitamin A (UG)
119
92
calcium (MG)
160
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0.985 | 0.985 | 2.95 Complete Comparison:
Arugula vs. Chives


Leeks

image of leeks

Similarity: > 95%

Leeks are also high in calcium and contains some of the same nutrients. Also, leeks contains more iron and Vitamin B6 than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and leeks:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Leeks
(about 1 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
1.8
296
potassium (MG)
180
58
Vitamin C (MG)
12
218
Vitamin A (UG)
83
92
calcium (MG)
59
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0.981 | 0.981 | 2.23 Complete Comparison:
Leeks vs. Chives


Cilantro

image of cilantro

Similarity: > 95%

Cilantro is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, cilantro contains more Vitamin E than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and cilantro:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Cilantro
(6 cups)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
2.8
296
potassium (MG)
521
58
Vitamin C (MG)
27
218
Vitamin A (UG)
337
92
calcium (MG)
67
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0.976 | 0.976 | 3.73 Complete Comparison:
Cilantro vs. Chives


Marjoram

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Similarity: > 95%

More nutritionally dense than chives, marjoram is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Moreover, marjoram contains more protein, Vitamin E, iron and thiamin than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and marjoram:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Marjoram
(167 tsps)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
40
296
potassium (MG)
1522
58
Vitamin C (MG)
51
218
Vitamin A (UG)
403
92
calcium (MG)
1990
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0.976 | 0.976 | 12.19 Complete Comparison:
Marjoram vs. Chives


Scallion

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Similarity: > 95%

Scallion is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, calcium and potassium.

For 100 grams of chives and scallion:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Scallion
(1 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
2.6
296
potassium (MG)
276
58
Vitamin C (MG)
19
218
Vitamin A (UG)
50
92
calcium (MG)
72
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0.974 | 0.974 | 2.47 Complete Comparison:
Scallion vs. Chives


Collard Greens

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Similarity: > 95%

Collard greens are high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, collard greens contains more Vitamin E than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and collard greens:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Collard Greens
(2.75 cups)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
4
296
potassium (MG)
213
58
Vitamin C (MG)
35
218
Vitamin A (UG)
251
92
calcium (MG)
232
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0.974 | 0.974 | 3.86 Complete Comparison:
Collard Greens vs. Chives


Brussels Sprouts

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Similarity: > 95%

Brussels sprouts are high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, calcium and potassium. Also, brussels sprouts contains more Vitamin B6 than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and brussels sprouts:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Brussels Sprouts
(1.25 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
3.8
296
potassium (MG)
389
58
Vitamin C (MG)
85
218
Vitamin A (UG)
38
92
calcium (MG)
42
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0.973 | 0.973 | 3.77 Complete Comparison:
Brussels Sprouts vs. Chives


Cabbage

image of cabbage

Similarity: > 95%

Cabbage is also high in dietary fiber and Vitamin C.

For 100 grams of chives and cabbage:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Cabbage
(about 1 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
2.5
296
potassium (MG)
170
58
Vitamin C (MG)
37
218
Vitamin A (UG)
5
92
calcium (MG)
40
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0.972 | 0.972 | 2.53 Complete Comparison:
Cabbage vs. Chives


Spinach

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Similarity: > 95%

Spinach is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Moreover, spinach contains more Vitamin E, iron, thiamin, riboflavin and folate than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and spinach:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Spinach
(3.5 cups)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
2.2
296
potassium (MG)
558
58
Vitamin C (MG)
28
218
Vitamin A (UG)
469
92
calcium (MG)
99
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0.97 | 0.97 | 4.7 Complete Comparison:
Spinach vs. Chives


Parsley

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Similarity: > 95%

Parsley is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, parsley contains more iron and folate than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and parsley:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Parsley
(1.75 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
3.3
296
potassium (MG)
554
58
Vitamin C (MG)
133
218
Vitamin A (UG)
421
92
calcium (MG)
138
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0.969 | 0.969 | 4.88 Complete Comparison:
Parsley vs. Chives


Basil

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Similarity: > 95%

Basil is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, basil contains more iron than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and basil:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Basil
(200 leaves)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
1.6
296
potassium (MG)
295
58
Vitamin C (MG)
18
218
Vitamin A (UG)
264
92
calcium (MG)
177
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0.963 | 0.963 | 3.84 Complete Comparison:
Basil vs. Chives


Butterhead Lettuce

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Similarity: > 95%

Butterhead lettuce is also high in Vitamin A and potassium.

For 100 grams of chives and butterhead lettuce:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Butterhead Lettuce
(1.75 cup)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
1.1
296
potassium (MG)
238
58
Vitamin C (MG)
3.7
218
Vitamin A (UG)
166
92
calcium (MG)
35
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0.96 | 0.96 | 2.23 Complete Comparison:
Butterhead Lettuce vs. Chives


Endive

image of endive

Similarity: > 95%

Endive is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, endive contains more pantothenic acid and folate than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and endive:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Endive
(2 cups)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
3.1
296
potassium (MG)
314
58
Vitamin C (MG)
6.5
218
Vitamin A (UG)
108
92
calcium (MG)
52
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0.959 | 0.959 | 2.82 Complete Comparison:
Endive vs. Chives


Sage

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Similarity: > 95%

More nutritionally dense than chives, sage is high in many of the same nutrients as chives, including dietary fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, calcium and potassium. Also, sage contains more protein, Vitamin E and iron than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and sage:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Sage
(143 tsps)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
40
296
potassium (MG)
1070
58
Vitamin C (MG)
32
218
Vitamin A (UG)
295
92
calcium (MG)
1652
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0.95 | 0.95 | 12.5 Complete Comparison:
Sage vs. Chives


Oregano

image of oregano

Similarity: > 95%

More nutritionally dense than chives, oregano is also high in dietary fiber, calcium and potassium. Also, oregano contains more protein, Vitamin E and iron than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and oregano:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Oregano
(100 tsps)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
43
296
potassium (MG)
1260
58
Vitamin C (MG)
2.3
218
Vitamin A (UG)
85
92
calcium (MG)
1597
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0.947 | 0.947 | 11.41 Complete Comparison:
Oregano vs. Chives


Black Pepper

image of black pepper

Similarity: > 90%

More nutritionally dense than chives, black pepper is also high in dietary fiber, calcium and potassium. Also, black pepper contains more protein, iron and pantothenic acid than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and black pepper:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Black Pepper
(43 tsps)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
25
296
potassium (MG)
1329
58
Vitamin C (MG)
0
218
Vitamin A (UG)
27
92
calcium (MG)
443
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0.942 | 0.942 | 8.21 Complete Comparison:
Black Pepper vs. Chives


dairy and eggs


Mayonnaise

image of mayonnaise

Similarity: > 90%

Mayonnaise contains nutrients similar to chives, but in smaller amounts overall. Also, mayonnaise contains more trans fat, Vitamin D and Vitamin E than chives.

For 100 grams of chives and mayonnaise:


Chives
(33 tbsps)
Mayonnaise
(7 tbsps)
2.5
dietary fiber (G)
0
296
potassium (MG)
20
58
Vitamin C (MG)
0
218
Vitamin A (UG)
16
92
calcium (MG)
8
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0.94 | 0.94 | 2.87 Complete Comparison:
Mayonnaise vs. Chives



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