Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) , also known as Cepa schoenoprasa Allium acutum, is scientifically classified as Kingdom: Plantae Clade: Angiosperms Clade: Monocots Order: Asparagales Family: Amaryllidaceae Subfamily: Allioideae Genus: Allium Species: A. schoenoprasum.
Chives is the common name of Allium schoenoprasum, an edible species of the Allium genus. Its close relatives include the garlic, shallot, leek, scallion, and Chinese onion. Chives are an attractive garnish for green salads, taste great when sprinkled on grilled fish or baked potatoes, and add dimension to creamy potato soup.
As far as daily recommended values, a generous serving of two tablespoons of chopped chives gives you 16 percent of what's needed in vitamin K, Known primarily for forming and strengthening bones and limiting neuronal damage in the brain, vitamin K is used in the treatment of Alzheimer's. Chives are an excellent source of vitamin A Ã�145 percent of the daily recommended value per 100 grams Ã� more than any other allium, and with it, carotenes, which are flavonoid antioxidants like zeaxanthin and lutein that protect you from lung and mouth cancers.
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|Vitamin A equivalent||27%||218mg|
|B1 - Thiamine||7%||0.078mg|
|B2 - Riboflavin||10%||0.115mg|
|B3 - Niacin||4%||0.647mg|
|B5 - Pantothenic acid||6%||0.324mg|
|B6 - Vitamin||11%||0.138mg|
|B9 - Folate||26%||105mg|
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