Freeze-Dried Chives

Chives, Freeze-Dried has a average-calorie, high-carb, average-fat and high-protein content. It is a good source of Calcium, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Folate and Pantothenic Acid.

The food contains 64.3g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is high in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 21.2 gms of protein, it is high in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It gives a good yield of Iron at 20 gms/ serving, and should be included in an Iron rich diet. Iron is essential to help carry oxygen from the lungs to the muscles and other organs, and is especially helpful for pregnant women. It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is very high in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 97, for Chives, Freeze-Dried, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein23%
 Calories from Fat8%
 Calories from Carbs69%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Protein
  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • High in Niacin
  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Riboflavin

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A68306.2 IU1366.1%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent3415 mcg
Vitamin C660 mg1099.9%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.9 mg60%Top 10%Very High
Riboflavin1.5 mg88.2%Top 10%Very High
Niacin5.9 mg29.5%Top 30%High
Vitamin B62 mg99.8%Top 10%Very High
Folate108 mcg27%Top 10%Very High
Food Folate108 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents108 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid2.1 mg21.1%Top 10%Very High

Mineral Analysis

Calcium812.9 mg81.3%Top 10%Very High
Iron20 mg111.1%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium639.9 mg160%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus518 mg51.8%Top 10%Very High
Potassium2960.1 mg84.6%Top 10%Very High
Sodium70 mg2.9%Mid 40%Average
Zinc5.1 mg34.1%Top 10%Very High
Copper0.69 mg34.3%Top 10%Very High
Manganese1.3 mg67.5%Top 10%Very High
Selenium9.4 mcg13.4%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate64.3 g21.4%Top 30%High
Dietary Fiber26.2 g104.8%Top 10%Very High
Sugars0 g
Sucrose0 mg
Glucose0 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein21.2 g42.4%Top 30%High
Tryptophan237 mg
Threonine830.9 mg
Isoleucine898.9 mg
Leucine1264.8 mg
Lysine1057.9 mg
Methionine231 mg
Phenylalanine681.9 mg
Tyrosine613.9 mg
Valine936.1 mg
Arginine1533.2 mg
Histidine366 mg
Alanine957 mg
Aspartic Acid1960.9 mg
Glutamic Acid4386 mg
Glycine1051.8 mg
Proline1400.8 mg
Serine957 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.5 g5.4%Mid 40%Average
Saturated Fat0.59 g3%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat0.5 g
Polyunsaturated Fat1.4 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids73 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids1296.1 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water2 g
Ash9 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 311 Calories from Fat 29

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.5 g 5.4%

Saturated Fat 0.59 g 3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 70 mg 2.9%

Total Carbohydrates 64.3 g 21.4%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.8%

Sugars 0 g

Protein 21.2 g 42.4%

Vitamin A 1366.1% Vitamin C 1099.9%

Calcium 81.3% Iron 111.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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