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Beetroot vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Beetroot and Chayote different?

  • Beetroot is higher in Manganese, Potassium, and Iron, however Chayote is richer in Copper.
  • Beetroot contains 4 times more Sugar than Chayote. While Beetroot contains 6.76g of Sugar, Chayote contains only 1.66g.

Beets, raw and Chayote, fruit, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +160%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Copper +64%
Contains more Zinc +111.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 5% 29% 17% 25% 10% 18% 11%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Potassium +160%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +122.2%
Contains more Copper +64%
Contains more Zinc +111.4%
Contains less Sodium -97.4%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 17% 2% 1% 0% 8% 10% 7% 10% 16% 0% 1% 82%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 0% 3% 0% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 0% 11% 70%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Folate +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1950%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
12
Beetroot
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
18
Beetroot
13
Chayote

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 food.
Protein
10%
Beetroot
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
10%
Beetroot
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Beetroot
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Beetroot Chayote
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Beetroot Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.1g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 76mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 64)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Beetroot
Beetroot is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is cheaper?
Beetroot
Beetroot is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Beetroot Chayote Opinion
Calories 43 19 Beetroot
Protein 1.61 0.82 Beetroot
Fats 0.17 0.13 Beetroot
Vitamin C 4.9 7.7 Chayote
Carbs 9.56 4.51 Beetroot
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 0.34 Beetroot
Calcium 16 17 Chayote
Potassium 325 125 Beetroot
Magnesium 23 12 Beetroot
Sugar 6.76 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 2.8 1.7 Beetroot
Copper 0.075 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.35 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 40 18 Beetroot
Sodium 78 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 33 0 Beetroot
Vitamin E 0.04 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.031 0.025 Beetroot
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.029 Beetroot
Vitamin B3 0.334 0.47 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.249 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.067 0.076 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.2 4.1 Chayote
Folate 109 93 Beetroot
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.028 Beetroot
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032 0.01 Beetroot
Polyunsaturated fat 0.06 0.057 Beetroot
Tryptophan 0.019 0.011 Beetroot
Threonine 0.047 0.04 Beetroot
Isoleucine 0.048 0.044 Beetroot
Leucine 0.068 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.058 0.039 Beetroot
Methionine 0.018 0.001 Beetroot
Phenylalanine 0.046 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.056 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.021 0.015 Beetroot
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Beetroot - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169145/nutrients
  2. Chayote - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.