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Chayote vs Arrowroot - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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
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Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +552.9%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +444.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.121
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Zinc +17.5%
Contains less Sodium -92.3%
Contains more Iron +552.9%
Contains more Potassium +263.2%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +444.4%
Equal in Copper - 0.121

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +305.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +260.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%
Contains more Vitamin C +305.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +103.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +260.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +250%

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
8
Chayote
10
Arrowroot
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
20
Arrowroot

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
5%
Chayote
25%
Arrowroot
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
13%
Arrowroot
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Arrowroot

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.
Chayote Arrowroot
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
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 - 85)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot contains less Sugars (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arrowroot
Arrowroot is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Chayote Arrowroot Opinion
Calories 19 65 Arrowroot
Protein 0.82 4.24 Arrowroot
Fats 0.13 0.2 Arrowroot
Vitamin C 7.7 1.9 Chayote
Carbs 4.51 13.39 Arrowroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 2.22 Arrowroot
Calcium 17 6 Chayote
Potassium 125 454 Arrowroot
Magnesium 12 25 Arrowroot
Sugars 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 1.7 1.3 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.121 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.63 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 98 Arrowroot
Sodium 2 26 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 19 Arrowroot
Vitamin E 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.143 Arrowroot
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.059 Arrowroot
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.693 Arrowroot
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.292 Arrowroot
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.266 Arrowroot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.039 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.004 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.092 Arrowroot
Tryptophan 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 Chayote
Methionine 0.001 Chayote
Phenylalanine 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 Chayote
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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