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Chayote vs Mexican tea - 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 less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Calcium +1517.6%
Contains more Potassium +406.4%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +377.8%
Contains less Sodium -95.3%
Contains more Iron +452.9%
Contains more Calcium +1517.6%
Contains more Potassium +406.4%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Copper +54.5%
Contains more Zinc +48.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +377.8%

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 +113.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin C +113.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +36%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%

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
11
Mexican tea
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
43
Mexican tea

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
2%
Mexican tea
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
7%
Mexican tea
Fats
1%
Chayote
2%
Mexican tea

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 Mexican tea
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chayote Mexican tea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea contains less Sugars (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Mexican tea
Mexican tea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 41mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Mexican tea Opinion
Calories 19 32 Mexican tea
Protein 0.82 0.33 Chayote
Fats 0.13 0.52 Mexican tea
Vitamin C 7.7 3.6 Chayote
Carbs 4.51 7.44 Mexican tea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 1.88 Mexican tea
Calcium 17 275 Mexican tea
Potassium 125 633 Mexican tea
Magnesium 12 121 Mexican tea
Sugars 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 1.7 3.8 Mexican tea
Copper 0.123 0.19 Mexican tea
Zinc 0.74 1.1 Mexican tea
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Phosphorus 18 86 Mexican tea
Sodium 2 43 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 57 Mexican tea
Vitamin E 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.028 Mexican tea
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.348 Mexican tea
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.639 Mexican tea
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.179 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.152 Mexican tea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 Mexican tea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 Chayote
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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