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Cucumber vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.

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.
Cucumber Chayote
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium 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
Cucumber 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
9
Cucumber
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
6
Cucumber
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
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Contains more Potassium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +270%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Potassium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +270%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.025
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.249
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.025
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.249

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
4%
Cucumber
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
4%
Cucumber
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Cucumber
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 Cucumber Chayote Opinion
Calories 15 19 Chayote
Protein 0.65 0.82 Chayote
Fats 0.11 0.13 Chayote
Vitamin C 2.8 7.7 Chayote
Carbs 3.63 4.51 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.28 0.34 Chayote
Calcium 16 17 Chayote
Potassium 147 125 Cucumber
Magnesium 13 12 Cucumber
Sugars 1.67 1.66 Cucumber
Fiber 0.5 1.7 Chayote
Copper 0.041 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.2 0.74 Chayote
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 24 18 Cucumber
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 105 0 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.03 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.027 0.025 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.033 0.029 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.098 0.47 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.259 0.249 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.04 0.076 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 16.4 4.1 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.037 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.005 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.032 0.057 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.005 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.019 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.021 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.029 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.029 0.039 Chayote
Methionine 0.006 0.001 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.019 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.022 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.01 0.015 Chayote
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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