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Chayote vs Daikon - 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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5
Daikon
Contains more Zinc +393.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.115
Contains more Zinc +393.3%
Contains less Sodium -90.5%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Potassium +81.6%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +27.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.115

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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1
Daikon
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +25%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +45%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +135%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +80.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1266.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +185.7%

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
11
Daikon
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
9
Daikon

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%
Daikon
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
4%
Daikon
Fats
1%
Chayote
0%
Daikon

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 Daikon
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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is better in case of low diet
Chayote Daikon
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 richer in minerals?
Daikon
Daikon is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Daikon
Daikon is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 0.84g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.002g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chayote
Chayote is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Daikon Opinion
Calories 19 18 Chayote
Protein 0.82 0.6 Chayote
Fats 0.13 0.1 Chayote
Vitamin C 7.7 22 Daikon
Carbs 4.51 4.1 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.4 Daikon
Calcium 17 27 Daikon
Potassium 125 227 Daikon
Magnesium 12 16 Daikon
Sugars 1.66 2.5 Daikon
Fiber 1.7 1.6 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.115 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.15 Chayote
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Phosphorus 18 23 Daikon
Sodium 2 21 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.12 0 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.02 Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.02 Chayote
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.2 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.138 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.046 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 0.3 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.03 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.017 Daikon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.045 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.011 0.003 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 0.025 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 0.026 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 0.031 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 0.03 Chayote
Methionine 0.001 0.006 Daikon
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.02 Chayote
Valine 0.063 0.028 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 0.011 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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