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Chayote vs Cucumber - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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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Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +270%
Contains more Potassium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Iron +21.4%
Contains more Copper +200%
Contains more Zinc +270%
Contains more Potassium +17.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Equal in Calcium - 16
Equal in Magnesium - 13
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 C +175%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259
Contains more Vitamin C +175%
Contains more Vitamin E +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +379.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +13.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +300%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.027
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.259

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
8
Chayote
9
Cucumber
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
6
Cucumber

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 the food
Protein
5%
Chayote
4%
Cucumber
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
4%
Cucumber
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Cucumber

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Chayote Cucumber
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chayote Cucumber
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 cheaper?
Cucumber
Cucumber is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 0.01g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Chayote Cucumber Opinion
Calories 19 15 Chayote
Protein 0.82 0.65 Chayote
Fats 0.13 0.11 Chayote
Vitamin C 7.7 2.8 Chayote
Carbs 4.51 3.63 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.28 Chayote
Calcium 17 16 Chayote
Potassium 125 147 Cucumber
Magnesium 12 13 Cucumber
Sugars 1.66 1.67 Cucumber
Fiber 1.7 0.5 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.041 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.2 Chayote
Starch 0.83 Cucumber
Phosphorus 18 24 Cucumber
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 0 105 Cucumber
Vitamin E 0.12 0.03 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.027 Cucumber
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.033 Cucumber
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.098 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.259 Cucumber
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.04 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 16.4 Cucumber
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.037 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.005 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.032 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.011 0.005 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 0.019 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 0.021 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 0.029 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 0.029 Chayote
Methionine 0.001 0.006 Cucumber
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.019 Chayote
Valine 0.063 0.022 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 0.01 Chayote
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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