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Chayote vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chayote and Pea

  • Chayote has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6 than Pea.
  • Pea covers your daily need of Vitamin C 36% more than Chayote.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chayote, fruit, raw and Peas, green, 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
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Pea
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Iron +332.4%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains more Zinc +67.6%
Contains more Copper +43.1%
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% 56% 24% 47% 22% 1% 34% 59%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Iron +332.4%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains more Zinc +67.6%
Contains more Copper +43.1%

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.4%
Contains more Folate +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +419.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +964%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13
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% 3% 0% 134% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 49% 0% 62%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.4%
Contains more Folate +43.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +419.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +964%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.9%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Pea Opinion
Net carbs 2.81g 8.75g Pea
Protein 0.82g 5.42g Pea
Fats 0.13g 0.4g Pea
Carbs 4.51g 14.45g Pea
Calories 19kcal 81kcal Pea
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.39g Pea
Sugar 1.66g 5.67g Chayote
Fiber 1.7g 5.7g Pea
Calcium 17mg 25mg Pea
Iron 0.34mg 1.47mg Pea
Magnesium 12mg 33mg Pea
Phosphorus 18mg 108mg Pea
Potassium 125mg 244mg Pea
Sodium 2mg 5mg Chayote
Zinc 0.74mg 1.24mg Pea
Copper 0.123mg 0.176mg Pea
Vitamin A 0IU 765IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.13mg Pea
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 7.7mg 40mg Pea
Vitamin B1 0.025mg 0.266mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.029mg 0.132mg Pea
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 2.09mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.249mg 0.104mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076mg 0.169mg Pea
Folate 93µg 65µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.1µg 24.8µg Pea
Tryptophan 0.011mg 0.037mg Pea
Threonine 0.04mg 0.203mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.044mg 0.195mg Pea
Leucine 0.077mg 0.323mg Pea
Lysine 0.039mg 0.317mg Pea
Methionine 0.001mg 0.082mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.047mg 0.2mg Pea
Valine 0.063mg 0.235mg Pea
Histidine 0.015mg 0.107mg Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.028g 0.071g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.035g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057g 0.187g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chayote Pea
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
39
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
31
Pea

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
14%
Pea
Fats
1%
Chayote
2%
Pea

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.