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Potato vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Potato
Potato contains less Sugars (difference - 0.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Potato
Potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is cheaper?
Potato
Potato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Potato
Potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 60)
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.
Potato Chayote
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Potato 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
16
Potato
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
14
Potato
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
Potato
4
:
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Potassium +240%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +216.7%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Iron +138.2%
Contains more Potassium +240%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +216.7%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +11.8%
Contains more Zinc +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Potato
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin K +105%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Contains more Vitamin C +155.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +224%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +125.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +292.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +1100%
Contains more Vitamin K +105%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029

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%
Potato
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
17%
Potato
5%
Chayote
Fats
0%
Potato
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 Potato Chayote Opinion
Calories 77 19 Potato
Protein 2.05 0.82 Potato
Fats 0.09 0.13 Chayote
Vitamin C 19.7 7.7 Potato
Carbs 17.49 4.51 Potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.81 0.34 Potato
Calcium 12 17 Chayote
Potassium 425 125 Potato
Magnesium 23 12 Potato
Sugars 0.82 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 2.1 1.7 Potato
Copper 0.11 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.3 0.74 Chayote
Starch 15.29 Potato
Phosphorus 57 18 Potato
Sodium 6 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 2 0 Potato
Vitamin E 0.01 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.081 0.025 Potato
Vitamin B2 0.032 0.029 Potato
Vitamin B3 1.061 0.47 Potato
Vitamin B5 0.295 0.249 Potato
Vitamin B6 0.298 0.076 Potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.025 0.028 Potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.002 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.042 0.057 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.021 0.011 Potato
Threonine 0.067 0.04 Potato
Isoleucine 0.066 0.044 Potato
Leucine 0.098 0.077 Potato
Lysine 0.107 0.039 Potato
Methionine 0.032 0.001 Potato
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.047 Potato
Valine 0.103 0.063 Potato
Histidine 0.035 0.015 Potato
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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