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Celery vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Celery and Chayote

  • Celery has more Vitamin K, however Chayote has more Folate, Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin C.
  • Celery's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 21% more.
  • Celery has 2 times more Calcium than Chayote. Celery has 40mg of Calcium, while Chayote has 17mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Celery, 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
Celery
3
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Contains more Calcium +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Zinc +469.2%
Contains more Copper +251.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 12
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 8% 8% 11% 23% 11% 4% 12%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Calcium +135.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +108%
Contains more Iron +70%
Contains less Sodium -97.5%
Contains more Zinc +469.2%
Contains more Copper +251.4%
Equal in Magnesium - 12

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
Celery
4
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +614.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.249
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 27% 6% 0% 11% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 27% 0% 74%
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 +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +614.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.249
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Celery Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 1.37g 2.81g Chayote
Protein 0.69g 0.82g Chayote
Fats 0.17g 0.13g Celery
Carbs 2.97g 4.51g Chayote
Calories 16kcal 19kcal Chayote
Starch 0g g Celery
Fructose 0.37g g Celery
Sugar 1.34g 1.66g Celery
Fiber 1.6g 1.7g Chayote
Calcium 40mg 17mg Celery
Iron 0.2mg 0.34mg Chayote
Magnesium 11mg 12mg Chayote
Phosphorus 24mg 18mg Celery
Potassium 260mg 125mg Celery
Sodium 80mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.13mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.035mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 449IU 0IU Celery
Vitamin E 0.27mg 0.12mg Celery
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 3.1mg 7.7mg Chayote
Vitamin B1 0.021mg 0.025mg Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.057mg 0.029mg Celery
Vitamin B3 0.32mg 0.47mg Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.246mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.076mg Chayote
Folate 36µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 29.3µg 4.1µg Celery
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.011mg Chayote
Threonine 0.02mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine 0.021mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine 0.032mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine 0.027mg 0.039mg Chayote
Methionine 0.005mg 0.001mg Celery
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine 0.027mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine 0.012mg 0.015mg Chayote
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.032g 0.01g Celery
Polyunsaturated fat 0.079g 0.057g Celery

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Celery 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
17
Celery
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
11
Celery
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
4%
Celery
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
3%
Celery
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Celery
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 78mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celery
Celery is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food is cheaper?
Celery
Celery is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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.

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. Celery - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169988/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.