Chives Nutrition Label

Chives Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 25kcal (105 kj)
1%
Carbohydrates 0.73g
0%
Sugars 0.58g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.02g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 0.31g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.21g
Protein 2.20g
1%
Fat 0.92g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated -
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis -
Fatty acids, total saturated -
Cholesterol (gc) 1.00mg
Sterols 9.60mg
Iron 0.40mg
5%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 78.00mg
8%
Chromium -
0%
Sodium 2.40mg
0%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.01mg
0%
Salt 6.12mg
0%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.21mg
1%
Zinc 0.13mg
1%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 41.00mg
46%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 216.80ug
24%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.07mg
6%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.20mg
15%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.22mg
17%
Manganese -
0%
Magnesium 18.00mg
5%
Potassium 400.00mg
13%
Fluoride (fluerine) -
0%
Phosphorus 49.00mg
7%
Vitamin k 212.70ug
177%
Fibre, total 2.70g
1%
Fibre, dietary 2.10g
8%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.28mg
8%
Molybdenum -
0%
Folate 105.00ug
26%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 94.00g
5%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Chives

What is CHIVES?

Chives are a type of herb that belong to the same family as onions and garlic. They have a mild onion flavor and are often used as a garnish or flavoring in cooking. Chives are rich in vitamins A and C, and also contain minerals such as iron and calcium.

What are the health benefits of chives?

Chives are a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, as well as minerals such as calcium and iron. They also contain antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds, which may help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and certain types of cancer. Additionally, chives have antimicrobial properties and may contribute to overall immune health.

What are the health risks associated with chives?

Chives are generally safe to consume and are not associated with any significant health risks for most people. However, some individuals may be allergic to chives, so it's important to be cautious if you have a known allergy to onions, garlic, or other members of the Allium family. As with any food, moderation is key to avoiding any potential digestive upset or allergic reactions.

How much chives should I eat per day?

Chives are low in calories and high in nutrients, so you can enjoy them liberally as part of a balanced diet. There is no specific recommended amount of chives to eat per day, but incorporating a few tablespoons into your meals should be a healthy addition. As with any food, variety is key, so be sure to include chives as part of a diverse range of vegetables in your daily diet.

Are there any known allergies to chives?

Chives are generally well-tolerated and are not commonly known to cause allergic reactions. However, individuals with a known allergy to other members of the Allium family, such as onions, garlic, or leeks, may also be allergic to chives. If you have concerns about potential allergies, it's best to consult with a healthcare provider for personalized advice.

Chives Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Chives

Fat 41%
Carbohydrates 15%
Protein 44%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Chives. See full profile

Methionine 1%
Tryptophan 1%
Histidine 2%
Tyrosine 3%
Phenylalanine 4%
Threonine 4%
Isoleucine 5%
Valine 5%
Alanine 5%
Serine 5%
Glycine 5%
Lysine 5%
Leucine 7%
Proline 7%
Arginine 8%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 23%

Component Breakdown for Chives

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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