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Brussels sprout vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Brussels sprout and Chayote?

  • Brussels sprout is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Manganese, however Chayote is richer in Folate.
  • Brussels sprout's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 144% more.
  • Chayote contains 11 times less Vitamin C than Brussels sprout. Brussels sprout contains 85mg of Vitamin C, while Chayote contains 7.7mg.

We used Brussels sprouts, raw and Chayote, fruit, raw types 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 Calcium +147.1%
Contains more Iron +311.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.3%
Contains more Potassium +211.2%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +76.2%
Contains more Copper +75.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 53% 17% 30% 35% 4% 12% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Calcium +147.1%
Contains more Iron +311.8%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +283.3%
Contains more Potassium +211.2%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Contains more Zinc +76.2%
Contains more Copper +75.7%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1003.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +456%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +4217.1%
Contains more Folate +52.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 46% 18% 0% 284% 35% 21% 14% 19% 51% 46% 0% 443%
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 +633.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1003.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +456%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +58.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +24.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +188.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +4217.1%
Contains more Folate +52.5%

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.
Brussels sprout 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 minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Brussels sprout Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 5.15g 2.81g Brussels sprout
Protein 3.38g 0.82g Brussels sprout
Fats 0.3g 0.13g Brussels sprout
Carbs 8.95g 4.51g Brussels sprout
Calories 43kcal 19kcal Brussels sprout
Starch g g
Fructose 0.93g g Brussels sprout
Sugar 2.2g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 3.8g 1.7g Brussels sprout
Calcium 42mg 17mg Brussels sprout
Iron 1.4mg 0.34mg Brussels sprout
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Brussels sprout
Phosphorus 69mg 18mg Brussels sprout
Potassium 389mg 125mg Brussels sprout
Sodium 25mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.42mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.07mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 754IU 0IU Brussels sprout
Vitamin E 0.88mg 0.12mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 85mg 7.7mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B1 0.139mg 0.025mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B2 0.09mg 0.029mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B3 0.745mg 0.47mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B5 0.309mg 0.249mg Brussels sprout
Vitamin B6 0.219mg 0.076mg Brussels sprout
Folate 61µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 177µg 4.1µg Brussels sprout
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.011mg Brussels sprout
Threonine 0.12mg 0.04mg Brussels sprout
Isoleucine 0.132mg 0.044mg Brussels sprout
Leucine 0.152mg 0.077mg Brussels sprout
Lysine 0.154mg 0.039mg Brussels sprout
Methionine 0.032mg 0.001mg Brussels sprout
Phenylalanine 0.098mg 0.047mg Brussels sprout
Valine 0.155mg 0.063mg Brussels sprout
Histidine 0.076mg 0.015mg Brussels sprout
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.062g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.023g 0.01g Brussels sprout
Polyunsaturated fat 153g 0.057g Brussels sprout

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Brussels sprout 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
81
Brussels sprout
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
23
Brussels sprout
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
20%
Brussels sprout
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
9%
Brussels sprout
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Brussels sprout
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.54g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.034g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 0)
Which food is cheaper?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Brussels sprout
Brussels sprout is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Brussels sprout - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170383/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.