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Shallot vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Shallot
Shallot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.011g)
Which food is cheaper?
Shallot
Shallot is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Shallot
Shallot is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 6.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Shallot Chayote
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Shallot 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
Shallot
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
15
Shallot
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 +252.9%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +167.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Copper +39.8%
Contains more Zinc +85%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +252.9%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Potassium +167.2%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Phosphorus +233.3%
Contains more Copper +39.8%
Contains more Zinc +85%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin K +412.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 7.7
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +353.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin K +412.5%
Equal in Vitamin C - 7.7

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
15%
Shallot
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
17%
Shallot
5%
Chayote
Fats
0%
Shallot
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 Shallot Chayote Opinion
Calories 72 19 Shallot
Protein 2.5 0.82 Shallot
Fats 0.1 0.13 Chayote
Vitamin C 8 7.7 Shallot
Carbs 16.8 4.51 Shallot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.2 0.34 Shallot
Calcium 37 17 Shallot
Potassium 334 125 Shallot
Magnesium 21 12 Shallot
Sugars 7.87 1.66 Shallot
Fiber 3.2 1.7 Shallot
Copper 0.088 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.4 0.74 Chayote
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Phosphorus 60 18 Shallot
Sodium 12 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 4 0 Shallot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.06 0.025 Shallot
Vitamin B2 0.02 0.029 Chayote
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.47 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.29 0.249 Shallot
Vitamin B6 0.345 0.076 Shallot
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.8 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.028 Shallot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.014 0.01 Shallot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.039 0.057 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.028 0.011 Shallot
Threonine 0.098 0.04 Shallot
Isoleucine 0.106 0.044 Shallot
Leucine 0.149 0.077 Shallot
Lysine 0.125 0.039 Shallot
Methionine 0.027 0.001 Shallot
Phenylalanine 0.081 0.047 Shallot
Valine 0.11 0.063 Shallot
Histidine 0.043 0.015 Shallot
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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