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Chayote vs Garden asparagus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Chayote and Garden asparagus

  • Chayote has more Folate, however Garden asparagus is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Copper, and Vitamin E .
  • Garden asparagus covers your daily Vitamin K needs 31% more than Chayote.
  • Garden asparagus has 2 times less Folate than Chayote. Chayote has 93µg of Folate, while Garden asparagus has 52µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Chayote, fruit, raw and Asparagus, 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
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Iron +529.4%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Copper +53.7%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 81% 10% 23% 18% 1% 15% 63%
Contains more Zinc +37%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Iron +529.4%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +188.9%
Contains more Potassium +61.6%
Contains more Copper +53.7%
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 +37.5%
Contains more Folate +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +841.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +914.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274
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 46% 23% 0% 19% 36% 33% 19% 17% 21% 39% 0% 105%
Contains more Vitamin C +37.5%
Contains more Folate +78.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +841.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +472%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +386.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +108.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +19.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +914.6%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.274

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 Garden asparagus
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium Equal
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Garden asparagus Opinion
Net carbs 2.81g 1.78g Chayote
Protein 0.82g 2.2g Garden asparagus
Fats 0.13g 0.12g Chayote
Carbs 4.51g 3.88g Chayote
Calories 19kcal 20kcal Garden asparagus
Starch g g
Fructose g 1g Garden asparagus
Sugar 1.66g 1.88g Chayote
Fiber 1.7g 2.1g Garden asparagus
Calcium 17mg 24mg Garden asparagus
Iron 0.34mg 2.14mg Garden asparagus
Magnesium 12mg 14mg Garden asparagus
Phosphorus 18mg 52mg Garden asparagus
Potassium 125mg 202mg Garden asparagus
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.74mg 0.54mg Chayote
Copper 0.123mg 0.189mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin A 0IU 756IU Garden asparagus
Vitamin E 0.12mg 1.13mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 5.6mg Chayote
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.143mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.141mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.978mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B5 0.249mg 0.274mg Garden asparagus
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.091mg Garden asparagus
Folate 93µg 52µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.1µg 41.6µg Garden asparagus
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.027mg Garden asparagus
Threonine 0.04mg 0.084mg Garden asparagus
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Leucine 0.077mg 0.128mg Garden asparagus
Lysine 0.039mg 0.104mg Garden asparagus
Methionine 0.001mg 0.031mg Garden asparagus
Phenylalanine 0.047mg 0.075mg Garden asparagus
Valine 0.063mg 0.115mg Garden asparagus
Histidine 0.015mg 0.049mg Garden asparagus
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.04g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0g Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g 0.05g Chayote

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chayote Garden asparagus
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
29
Garden asparagus
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
27
Garden asparagus

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
13%
Garden asparagus
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
4%
Garden asparagus
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Garden asparagus

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garden asparagus
Garden asparagus is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.22g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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. Garden asparagus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168389/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.