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Pimiento vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 1.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

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.
Pimiento 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 price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Pimiento 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
57
Pimiento
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
8
Pimiento
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
:
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +151%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +151%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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 +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2390%
Contains more Vitamin C +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2390%

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
7%
Pimiento
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Pimiento
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 Pimiento Chayote Opinion
Calories 23 19 Pimiento
Protein 1.1 0.82 Pimiento
Fats 0.3 0.13 Pimiento
Vitamin C 84.9 7.7 Pimiento
Carbs 5.1 4.51 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.68 0.34 Pimiento
Calcium 6 17 Chayote
Potassium 158 125 Pimiento
Magnesium 6 12 Chayote
Sugars 2.71 1.66 Pimiento
Fiber 1.9 1.7 Pimiento
Copper 0.049 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.19 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 17 18 Chayote
Sodium 14 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 2655 0 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69 0.12 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.017 0.025 Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.06 0.029 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615 0.47 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01 0.249 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.076 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 8.3 4.1 Pimiento
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.045 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02 0.01 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161 0.057 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014 0.011 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 0.04
Isoleucine 0.036 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.058 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.049 0.039 Pimiento
Methionine 0.013 0.001 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.046 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.022 0.015 Pimiento
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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