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Sweet potato vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is cheaper?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sweet potato
Sweet potato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 2.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 53mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 70)
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.
Sweet potato 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
Sweet 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
80
Sweet potato
8
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
15
Sweet 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
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Contains more Iron +79.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.1%
Contains more Zinc +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%
Contains more Iron +79.4%
Contains more Calcium +76.5%
Contains more Potassium +169.6%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +22.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +161.1%
Contains more Zinc +146.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.4%

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 +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +220.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +110.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +221.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin C +220.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +127.8%

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
9%
Sweet potato
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
20%
Sweet potato
5%
Chayote
Fats
0%
Sweet 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 Sweet potato Chayote Opinion
Calories 86 19 Sweet potato
Protein 1.57 0.82 Sweet potato
Fats 0.05 0.13 Chayote
Vitamin C 2.4 7.7 Chayote
Carbs 20.12 4.51 Sweet potato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.61 0.34 Sweet potato
Calcium 30 17 Sweet potato
Potassium 337 125 Sweet potato
Magnesium 25 12 Sweet potato
Sugars 4.18 1.66 Sweet potato
Fiber 3 1.7 Sweet potato
Copper 0.151 0.123 Sweet potato
Zinc 0.3 0.74 Chayote
Starch 12.65 Sweet potato
Phosphorus 47 18 Sweet potato
Sodium 55 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 14187 0 Sweet potato
Vitamin E 0.26 0.12 Sweet potato
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.025 Sweet potato
Vitamin B2 0.061 0.029 Sweet potato
Vitamin B3 0.557 0.47 Sweet potato
Vitamin B5 0.8 0.249 Sweet potato
Vitamin B6 0.209 0.076 Sweet potato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.8 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.018 0.028 Sweet potato
Monounsaturated Fat 0.001 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.014 0.057 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.031 0.011 Sweet potato
Threonine 0.083 0.04 Sweet potato
Isoleucine 0.055 0.044 Sweet potato
Leucine 0.092 0.077 Sweet potato
Lysine 0.066 0.039 Sweet potato
Methionine 0.029 0.001 Sweet potato
Phenylalanine 0.089 0.047 Sweet potato
Valine 0.086 0.063 Sweet potato
Histidine 0.031 0.015 Sweet potato
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