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Broccoli vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 0.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 31mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Broccoli
Broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Broccoli
Broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Broccoli Chayote
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broccoli Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
80
Broccoli
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
14
Broccoli
9
Chayote

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Calcium +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.8%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains more Copper +151%
Contains more Zinc +80.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%
Contains more Iron +114.7%
Contains more Calcium +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +152.8%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains more Copper +151%
Contains more Zinc +80.5%
Contains less Sodium -93.9%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin C +1058.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2378%
Contains more Vitamin C +1058.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +303.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +130.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2378%

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
17%
Broccoli
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
7%
Broccoli
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Broccoli
1%
Chayote

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Broccoli Chayote Opinion
Calories 34 19 Broccoli
Protein 2.82 0.82 Broccoli
Fats 0.37 0.13 Broccoli
Vitamin C 89.2 7.7 Broccoli
Carbs 6.64 4.51 Broccoli
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.73 0.34 Broccoli
Calcium 47 17 Broccoli
Potassium 316 125 Broccoli
Magnesium 21 12 Broccoli
Sugars 1.7 1.66 Broccoli
Fiber 2.6 1.7 Broccoli
Copper 0.049 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.41 0.74 Chayote
Starch 0 Broccoli
Phosphorus 66 18 Broccoli
Sodium 33 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 623 0 Broccoli
Vitamin E 0.78 0.12 Broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.025 Broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.117 0.029 Broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.639 0.47 Broccoli
Vitamin B5 0.573 0.249 Broccoli
Vitamin B6 0.175 0.076 Broccoli
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 101.6 4.1 Broccoli
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.039 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.01 Broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.038 0.057 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.033 0.011 Broccoli
Threonine 0.088 0.04 Broccoli
Isoleucine 0.079 0.044 Broccoli
Leucine 0.129 0.077 Broccoli
Lysine 0.135 0.039 Broccoli
Methionine 0.038 0.001 Broccoli
Phenylalanine 0.117 0.047 Broccoli
Valine 0.125 0.063 Broccoli
Histidine 0.059 0.015 Broccoli
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