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Jalapeño vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 2.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.8)
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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Jalapeño 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
74
Jalapeño
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
7
Jalapeño
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 +98.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +167.4%
Contains more Zinc +428.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +167.4%
Contains more Zinc +428.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%

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 +1440.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +351.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +1440.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +351.2%

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%
Jalapeño
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
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 Jalapeño Chayote Opinion
Calories 29 19 Jalapeño
Protein 0.91 0.82 Jalapeño
Fats 0.37 0.13 Jalapeño
Vitamin C 118.6 7.7 Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5 4.51 Jalapeño
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.25 0.34 Chayote
Calcium 12 17 Chayote
Potassium 248 125 Jalapeño
Magnesium 15 12 Jalapeño
Sugars 4.12 1.66 Jalapeño
Fiber 2.8 1.7 Jalapeño
Copper 0.046 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.14 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 26 18 Jalapeño
Sodium 3 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 1078 0 Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58 0.12 Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.025 Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07 0.029 Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28 0.47 Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315 0.249 Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.076 Jalapeño
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 18.5 4.1 Jalapeño
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.092 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029 0.01 Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112 0.057 Jalapeño
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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