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

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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Artichoke Opinion
Net carbs 2.81g 5.11g Artichoke
Protein 0.82g 3.27g Artichoke
Fats 0.13g 0.15g Artichoke
Carbs 4.51g 10.51g Artichoke
Calories 19kcal 47kcal Artichoke
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.66g 0.99g Artichoke
Fiber 1.7g 5.4g Artichoke
Calcium 17mg 44mg Artichoke
Iron 0.34mg 1.28mg Artichoke
Magnesium 12mg 60mg Artichoke
Phosphorus 18mg 90mg Artichoke
Potassium 125mg 370mg Artichoke
Sodium 2mg 94mg Chayote
Zinc 0.74mg 0.49mg Chayote
Copper 0.123mg 0.231mg Artichoke
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Artichoke
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.19mg Artichoke
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 11.7mg Artichoke
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.072mg Artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.066mg Artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 1.046mg Artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.249mg 0.338mg Artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.116mg Artichoke
Folate 93µg 68µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.1µg 14.8µg Artichoke
Tryptophan 0.011mg mg Chayote
Threonine 0.04mg mg Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044mg mg Chayote
Leucine 0.077mg mg Chayote
Lysine 0.039mg mg Chayote
Methionine 0.001mg mg Chayote
Phenylalanine 0.047mg mg Chayote
Valine 0.063mg mg Chayote
Histidine 0.015mg mg Chayote
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.036g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.005g Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g 0.064g Artichoke

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chayote Artichoke
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
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

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)

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.