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Chayote vs Jerusalem artichoke - 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 Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +516.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +243.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +516.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +900%
Contains more Potassium +243.2%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Copper +13.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +333.3%

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 +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.077
Contains more Vitamin C +92.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +4000%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +58.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +176.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.077

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
10
Jerusalem artichoke
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
20
Jerusalem artichoke

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
12%
Jerusalem artichoke
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
17%
Jerusalem artichoke
Fats
1%
Chayote
0%
Jerusalem artichoke

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chayote Jerusalem artichoke
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 Saturated Fat?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jerusalem artichoke
Jerusalem artichoke is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 7.94g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
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

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 Jerusalem artichoke Opinion
Calories 19 73 Jerusalem artichoke
Protein 0.82 2 Jerusalem artichoke
Fats 0.13 0.01 Chayote
Vitamin C 7.7 4 Chayote
Carbs 4.51 17.44 Jerusalem artichoke
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 3.4 Jerusalem artichoke
Calcium 17 14 Chayote
Potassium 125 429 Jerusalem artichoke
Magnesium 12 17 Jerusalem artichoke
Sugars 1.66 9.6 Jerusalem artichoke
Fiber 1.7 1.6 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.14 Jerusalem artichoke
Zinc 0.74 0.12 Chayote
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Phosphorus 18 78 Jerusalem artichoke
Sodium 2 4 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 20 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin E 0.12 0.19 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.2 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.06 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.3 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.397 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.077 Jerusalem artichoke
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 0.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0 Jerusalem artichoke
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.004 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.001 Chayote
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
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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