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Bell pepper vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Bell pepper and Chayote

  • Bell pepper has more Vitamin C, and Vitamin B6, however Chayote has more Folate, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Bell pepper's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 81% more.
  • Bell pepper has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Chayote. Bell pepper has 0.224mg of Vitamin B6, while Chayote has 0.076mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Peppers, sweet, green, raw and Chayote, fruit, raw.

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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 Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +40%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +469.2%
Contains more Copper +86.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 13% 8% 9% 16% 1% 4% 22%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +40%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +469.2%
Contains more Copper +86.4%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +944.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.5%
Contains more Folate +830%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 23% 8% 0% 268% 15% 7% 9% 6% 52% 8% 0% 19%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 26% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 70% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +208.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +944.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +128%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +194.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +80.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.5%
Contains more Folate +830%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.029
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47

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.
Bell pepper Chayote
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bell pepper Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 2.94g 2.81g Bell pepper
Protein 0.86g 0.82g Bell pepper
Fats 0.17g 0.13g Bell pepper
Carbs 4.64g 4.51g Bell pepper
Calories 20kcal 19kcal Bell pepper
Starch 0g g Bell pepper
Fructose 1.12g g Bell pepper
Sugar 2.4g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 1.7g 1.7g
Calcium 10mg 17mg Chayote
Iron 0.34mg 0.34mg
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Chayote
Phosphorus 20mg 18mg Bell pepper
Potassium 175mg 125mg Bell pepper
Sodium 3mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.13mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.066mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 370IU 0IU Bell pepper
Vitamin E 0.37mg 0.12mg Bell pepper
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 80.4mg 7.7mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B1 0.057mg 0.025mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B2 0.028mg 0.029mg Chayote
Vitamin B3 0.48mg 0.47mg Bell pepper
Vitamin B5 0.099mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.224mg 0.076mg Bell pepper
Folate 10µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 7.4µg 4.1µg Bell pepper
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.011mg Bell pepper
Threonine 0.036mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine 0.024mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine 0.036mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine 0.039mg 0.039mg
Methionine 0.007mg 0.001mg Bell pepper
Phenylalanine 0.092mg 0.047mg Bell pepper
Valine 0.036mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine 0.01mg 0.015mg Chayote
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.058g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.01g Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.062g 0.057g Bell pepper

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bell pepper Chayote
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
34
Bell pepper
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
9
Bell pepper
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
5%
Bell pepper
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
5%
Bell pepper
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Bell pepper
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.74g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bell pepper
Bell pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

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. Bell pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170427/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.