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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 RAE, 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 less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Calcium +488.2%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +108.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 30% 22% 13% 18% 24% 1% 11% 21%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Zinc +89.7%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Calcium +488.2%
Contains more Iron +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Phosphorus +127.8%
Contains more Potassium +108.8%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +266.2%
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 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 99% 10% 0% 94% 24% 34% 9% 10% 17% 75% 0% 212%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +266.2%
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

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Chinese broccoli Opinion
Net carbs 2.81g 1.31g Chayote
Protein 0.82g 1.14g Chinese broccoli
Fats 0.13g 0.72g Chinese broccoli
Carbs 4.51g 3.81g Chayote
Calories 19kcal 22kcal Chinese broccoli
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.66g 0.84g Chinese broccoli
Fiber 1.7g 2.5g Chinese broccoli
Calcium 17mg 100mg Chinese broccoli
Iron 0.34mg 0.56mg Chinese broccoli
Magnesium 12mg 18mg Chinese broccoli
Phosphorus 18mg 41mg Chinese broccoli
Potassium 125mg 261mg Chinese broccoli
Sodium 2mg 7mg Chayote
Zinc 0.74mg 0.39mg Chayote
Copper 0.123mg 0.061mg Chayote
Vitamin A 0IU 1638IU Chinese broccoli
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.48mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 28.2mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.095mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.146mg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.437mg Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.249mg 0.159mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.07mg Chayote
Folate 93µg 99µg Chinese broccoli
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.1µg 84.8µg Chinese broccoli
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 0.11g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.05g Chinese broccoli
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g 0.33g Chinese broccoli

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chayote Chinese broccoli
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
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

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)

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.