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Jerusalem artichoke vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 7.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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.
Jerusalem artichoke Chayote
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jerusalem artichoke 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
10
Jerusalem artichoke
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
20
Jerusalem artichoke
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 Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +243.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +516.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +243.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +516.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4000%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4000%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

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
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
5%
Chayote
Fats
0%
Jerusalem artichoke
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 Jerusalem artichoke Chayote Opinion
Calories 73 19 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 2 0.82 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.01 0.13 Chayote
Vitamin C 4 7.7 Chayote
Carbs 17.44 4.51 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.4 0.34 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 14 17 Chayote
Potassium 429 125 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 17 12 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 9.6 1.66 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1.6 1.7 Chayote
Copper 0.14 0.123 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.12 0.74 Chayote
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Phosphorus 78 18 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 4 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 20 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.19 0.12 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.025 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.029 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 1.3 0.47 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.397 0.249 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.076 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0 0.028 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.001 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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