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Chayote vs Artichoke - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Chayote and Artichoke?

  • Chayote is richer in Folate, while Artichoke is higher in Fiber, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin K, and Potassium.
  • Artichoke's daily need coverage for Fiber is 15% higher.

We used Chayote, fruit, raw and Artichokes, (globe or french), raw types in this comparison.

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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 Zinc +51%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +276.5%
Contains more Calcium +158.8%
Contains more Potassium +196%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +87.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 48% 14% 33% 43% 77% 14% 39% 13%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains less Sodium -97.9%
Contains more Iron +276.5%
Contains more Calcium +158.8%
Contains more Potassium +196%
Contains more Magnesium +400%
Contains more Copper +87.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +400%

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 Folate +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +261%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 39% 1% 4% 0% 18% 16% 20% 21% 27% 0% 37% 51%
Contains more Folate +36.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +127.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +35.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +261%

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
14
Chayote
19
Artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
35
Artichoke

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%
Chayote
20%
Artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
11%
Artichoke
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Artichoke

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

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Chayote Artichoke
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 contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 92mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.008g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Artichoke
Artichoke is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.67g)
Which food is cheaper?
Artichoke
Artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Artichoke
Artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Artichoke Opinion
Calories 19 47 Artichoke
Protein 0.82 3.27 Artichoke
Fats 0.13 0.15 Artichoke
Vitamin C 7.7 11.7 Artichoke
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 5.110000133514404 Artichoke
Carbs 4.51 10.51 Artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 1.28 Artichoke
Calcium 17 44 Artichoke
Potassium 125 370 Artichoke
Magnesium 12 60 Artichoke
Sugar 1.66 0.99 Artichoke
Fiber 1.7 5.4 Artichoke
Copper 0.123 0.231 Artichoke
Zinc 0.74 0.49 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 90 Artichoke
Sodium 2 94 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 13 Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.12 0.19 Artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.072 Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.066 Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.046 Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.338 Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.116 Artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 14.8 Artichoke
Folate 93 68 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.036 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.005 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.064 Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 Chayote
Methionine 0.001 Chayote
Phenylalanine 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 Chayote
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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. Chayote - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/nutrients
  2. Artichoke - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169205/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.