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Chayote vs Chinese broccoli - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chayote and Chinese broccoli different?

  • Chayote has more Copper, however Chinese broccoli is richer in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin B2, Calcium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Chinese broccoli covers your daily need of Vitamin K 67% more than Chayote.
  • Chayote has 2 times more Copper than Chinese broccoli. Chayote has 0.123mg of Copper, while Chinese broccoli has 0.061mg.

Chayote, fruit, raw and Broccoli, chinese, cooked 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Calcium +488.2%
Contains more Potassium +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 22% 30% 24% 13% 21% 11% 18% 1%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Calcium +488.2%
Contains more Potassium +108.8%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%

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 Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +266.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1968.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Equal in Folate - 99
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 94% 99% 10% 0% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 0% 212% 75%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +266.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +403.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1968.3%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.437
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.07
Equal in Folate - 99

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
48
Chinese broccoli
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
17
Chinese broccoli

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
7%
Chinese broccoli
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
4%
Chinese broccoli
Fats
1%
Chayote
3%
Chinese broccoli

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 Chinese broccoli
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chayote Chinese broccoli
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 is lower in Sugar?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.82g)
Which food is cheaper?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chinese broccoli
Chinese broccoli is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.082g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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 Chinese broccoli Opinion
Calories 19 22 Chinese broccoli
Protein 0.82 1.14 Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.13 0.72 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin C 7.7 28.2 Chinese broccoli
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 1.309999942779541 Chayote
Carbs 4.51 3.81 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.56 Chinese broccoli
Calcium 17 100 Chinese broccoli
Potassium 125 261 Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 12 18 Chinese broccoli
Sugar 1.66 0.84 Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.7 2.5 Chinese broccoli
Copper 0.123 0.061 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.39 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 41 Chinese broccoli
Sodium 2 7 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 1638 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.12 0.48 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.095 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.146 Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.437 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.159 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.07 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 84.8 Chinese broccoli
Folate 93 99 Chinese broccoli
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.11 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.05 Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.33 Chinese broccoli
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. Chinese broccoli - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169392/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.