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Chayote vs Napa cabbage - 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 Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Contains more Zinc +428.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Calcium +70.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19
Contains more Potassium +43.7%
Contains more Magnesium +50%
Contains more Copper +28.1%
Contains more Zinc +428.6%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Calcium +70.6%
Equal in Phosphorus - 19

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 +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +611.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466
Contains more Vitamin C +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +400%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +611.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +105.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.466

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
4
Napa cabbage
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
7
Napa cabbage

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
7%
Napa cabbage
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
2%
Napa cabbage
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Napa cabbage

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chayote Napa cabbage
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 contains less Sugars?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage contains less Sugars (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.028g)
Which food is cheaper?
Napa cabbage
Napa cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
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)
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.

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 Napa cabbage Opinion
Calories 19 12 Chayote
Protein 0.82 1.1 Napa cabbage
Fats 0.13 0.17 Napa cabbage
Vitamin C 7.7 3.2 Chayote
Carbs 4.51 2.23 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.74 Napa cabbage
Calcium 17 29 Napa cabbage
Potassium 125 87 Chayote
Magnesium 12 8 Chayote
Sugars 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 1.7 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.096 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.14 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 19 Napa cabbage
Sodium 2 11 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 263 Napa cabbage
Vitamin E 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.005 Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.025 Chayote
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.466 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.035 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.037 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 Napa cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 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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