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Chayote vs Celery - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chayote and Celery

  • Chayote has more Folate, Copper, Zinc, and Vitamin C, however Celery has more Vitamin K.
  • Celery's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 21% more.
  • Chayote has 6 times more Zinc than Celery. Chayote has 0.74mg of Zinc, while Celery has 0.13mg.

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

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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Celery
Contains more Vitamin C +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +614.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.246
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074
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 11% 27% 6% 0% 6% 14% 6% 15% 18% 0% 74% 27%
Contains more Vitamin C +148.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +19%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +158.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +96.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +614.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.246
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074

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
17
Celery
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
11
Celery

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
4%
Celery
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
3%
Celery
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Celery

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 Celery
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

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Chayote Celery
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 - 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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