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Chayote vs. Broad bean — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chayote and Broad bean different?

  • Chayote has more Folate, and Copper, however, Broad bean is richer in Iron, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, and Fiber.
  • Broad bean covers your daily need of Iron 15% more than Chayote.
  • Chayote has 2 times more Copper than Broad bean. Chayote has 0.123mg of Copper, while Broad bean has 0.06mg.

Chayote, fruit, raw and Broadbeans, immature seeds, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt types were used 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.4%
Contains more Copper +105%
Contains more Iron +341.2%
Contains more Magnesium +158.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Manganese +38.1%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Equal in Calcium - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41% 25% 2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 6% 57% 23% 32% 18% 6% 13% 20% 35% 6%
Contains less Sodium -95.1%
Contains more Zinc +57.4%
Contains more Copper +105%
Contains more Iron +341.2%
Contains more Magnesium +158.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +305.6%
Contains more Potassium +54.4%
Contains more Manganese +38.1%
Contains more Selenium +400%
Equal in Calcium - 18

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.1%
Contains more Folate +60.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 26% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 70% 0% 6% 11%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 17% 0% 0% 66% 32% 21% 23% 4% 7% 44% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +277.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +162.1%
Contains more Folate +60.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +12.6%
Contains more Protein +485.4%
Contains more Fats +284.6%
Contains more Carbs +123.9%
Contains more Other +200%
5% 94%
Protein: 0.82 g
Fats: 0.13 g
Carbs: 4.51 g
Water: 94.24 g
Other: 0.3 g
5% 10% 84%
Protein: 4.8 g
Fats: 0.5 g
Carbs: 10.1 g
Water: 83.7 g
Other: 0.9 g
Contains more Water +12.6%
Contains more Protein +485.4%
Contains more Fats +284.6%
Contains more Carbs +123.9%
Contains more Other +200%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +431.6%
29% 11% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.057 g
31% 4% 65%
Saturated Fat: 0.142 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.02 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.303 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -80.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +100%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +431.6%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Chayote Broad bean
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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Broad bean Opinion
Net carbs 2.81g 6.5g Broad bean
Protein 0.82g 4.8g Broad bean
Fats 0.13g 0.5g Broad bean
Carbs 4.51g 10.1g Broad bean
Calories 19kcal 62kcal Broad bean
Sugar 1.66g Broad bean
Fiber 1.7g 3.6g Broad bean
Calcium 17mg 18mg Broad bean
Iron 0.34mg 1.5mg Broad bean
Magnesium 12mg 31mg Broad bean
Phosphorus 18mg 73mg Broad bean
Potassium 125mg 193mg Broad bean
Sodium 2mg 41mg Chayote
Zinc 0.74mg 0.47mg Chayote
Copper 0.123mg 0.06mg Chayote
Manganese 0.189mg 0.261mg Broad bean
Selenium 0.2µg 1µg Broad bean
Vitamin A 0IU 270IU Broad bean
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 14µg Broad bean
Vitamin E 0.12mg Chayote
Vitamin C 7.7mg 19.8mg Broad bean
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.128mg Broad bean
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.09mg Broad bean
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 1.2mg Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.249mg 0.066mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.029mg Chayote
Folate 93µg 58µg Chayote
Choline 9.2mg Chayote
Vitamin K 4.1µg Chayote
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.048mg Broad bean
Threonine 0.04mg 0.178mg Broad bean
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.215mg Broad bean
Leucine 0.077mg 0.37mg Broad bean
Lysine 0.039mg 0.313mg Broad bean
Methionine 0.001mg 0.037mg Broad bean
Phenylalanine 0.047mg 0.195mg Broad bean
Valine 0.063mg 0.235mg Broad bean
Histidine 0.015mg 0.115mg Broad bean
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.142g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.02g Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g 0.303g Broad bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chayote Broad bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Chayote
16%
Broad bean
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
13%
Chayote
21%
Broad bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.114g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 79)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Broad bean
Broad bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Broad bean
Broad bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Chayote - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/nutrients
  2. Broad bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170378/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.