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Chayote vs Celeriac - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chayote and Celeriac

  • Chayote has more Folate, and Copper, however Celeriac is richer in Vitamin K, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, and Potassium.
  • Celeriac covers your daily Vitamin K needs 31% more than Chayote.
  • Celeriac has 12 times less Folate than Chayote. Chayote has 93µg of Folate, while Celeriac has 8µg.
  • Chayote contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chayote, fruit, raw and Celeriac, 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
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +124.2%
Contains more Copper +75.7%
Contains more Calcium +152.9%
Contains more Iron +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +538.9%
Contains more Potassium +140%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 13% 27% 15% 50% 27% 14% 10% 24%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Contains more Zinc +124.2%
Contains more Copper +75.7%
Contains more Calcium +152.9%
Contains more Iron +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +538.9%
Contains more Potassium +140%

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 +1062.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Equal in Vitamin C - 8
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 0% 8% 0% 27% 13% 14% 14% 22% 39% 6% 0% 103%
Contains more Folate +1062.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +41.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Equal in Vitamin C - 8

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 Celeriac
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 Celeriac Opinion
Net carbs 2.81g 7.4g Celeriac
Protein 0.82g 1.5g Celeriac
Fats 0.13g 0.3g Celeriac
Carbs 4.51g 9.2g Celeriac
Calories 19kcal 42kcal Celeriac
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.66g 1.6g Celeriac
Fiber 1.7g 1.8g Celeriac
Calcium 17mg 43mg Celeriac
Iron 0.34mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Magnesium 12mg 20mg Celeriac
Phosphorus 18mg 115mg Celeriac
Potassium 125mg 300mg Celeriac
Sodium 2mg 100mg Chayote
Zinc 0.74mg 0.33mg Chayote
Copper 0.123mg 0.07mg Chayote
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.36mg Celeriac
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 8mg Celeriac
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.05mg Celeriac
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.06mg Celeriac
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.7mg Celeriac
Vitamin B5 0.249mg 0.352mg Celeriac
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.165mg Celeriac
Folate 93µg 8µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.1µg 41µg Celeriac
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 0.079g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.058g Celeriac
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g 0.148g Celeriac

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chayote Celeriac
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
20
Celeriac
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
22
Celeriac

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
9%
Celeriac
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
9%
Celeriac
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Celeriac

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 98mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Celeriac
Celeriac is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Celeriac
Celeriac is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Celeriac
Celeriac is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Celeriac
Celeriac 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. Celeriac - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170400/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.