Chive vs Green Onions: All Nutritional Differences

Where is more calories, protein, carbs - what is more healthy?

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Chive - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition
Green onions - calories, kcal, weight, nutrition

Chive vs green onions - where is more calories?

At first glance, you can see that in chive is just a little less calories than in green onions.

Chive has 30 kcal per 100g and green onions 32 kcal per 100g so it is pretty easy to calculate that the difference is about 7 %.

In chive and in green onion most calories came from carbs.

chive or green onions - where is more nutrients?

Chive vs green onions: detailed nutrition, vitamins and minerals comparison

per 100gChiveGreen onions
Calories30 32
Carbohydrates4.35 g7.34 g
Fat0.73 g0.19 g
Dietary fiber2.5 g2.6 g
Protein3.27 g1.83 g
Calcium92 mg72 mg
Iron1.6 mg1.48 mg
Magnessium42 mg20 mg
Potassium296 mg276 mg
Sodium3 mg16 mg
Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine)0.078 mg0.055 mg
Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin)0.115 mg0.08 mg
Vitaminium B3 (Niacin)0.647 mg0.525 mg
Vitaminium B60.138 mg0.061 mg
Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid)105 mg0.064 mg
Vitaminium C58.1 mg18.8 mg
Vitaminium E0.21 mg0.55 mg
Vitaminium K212.7 mg0.207 mg

Where is more protein?

It is aslo easy to see see that in chive is more protein than in green onions.

There is 1.83g per 100g of green onions and 3.27g per 100g of chive so using simple math we can see that difference is about 44 %.

Where is more carbs?

In chive is less carbohydrates than in green onions.

There is 7.34g/100g of carbohydrates in green onions and 4.35g/100g in chive so let me do the math for you again - difference is about 69 %.

Where is more fats?

In chive is more fats than in green onions.

Tables below show us that there is 0.19g/100g of fats in green onions and 0.73g/100g in chive. In this case difference is about 74 %.

See tables below to compare chive with green onions in details.


  • Calories30
  • Carbohydrates4.35 g
  • Fat0.73 g
  • Dietary fiber2.5 g
  • Protein3.27 g
Chive calories per:
100g | ounce | handfull | tablespoon | bunch | cup | chopped

Energy content

  • 47% CARBS.
  • 35% PROTEIN
  • 18% FAT

Green onions

  • Calories32
  • Carbohydrates7.34 g
  • Fat0.19 g
  • Dietary fiber2.6 g
  • Protein1.83 g
Green onions calories per:
100g | ounce | single piece | cup | half cup

Energy content

  • 76% CARBS
  • 19% PROTEIN
  • 4% FAT

chive or green onions - where is more vitamins?

chive or green onions - where is more minerals?

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All information about nutrition on this website was created with help of information from the official United States Department of Agriculture database.

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