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Chayote vs Pimiento - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Chayote and Pimiento

  • Chayote has more Folate, and Copper, however Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Iron, Vitamin A, and Vitamin B6.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Chayote has 16 times more Folate than Pimiento. Chayote has 93µg of Folate, while Pimiento has 6µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Chayote, fruit, raw and Pimento, canned.

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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 Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +151%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 63% 2% 14% 5% 17% 6% 8% 2%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains more Copper +151%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Equal in Phosphorus - 17

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 B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2390%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin C +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 26% 0% 3% 0% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 0% 11% 70%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 283% 160% 14% 0% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 0% 21% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2390%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Contains more Vitamin C +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.4%

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
47
Pimiento
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
14
Pimiento

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
7%
Pimiento
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
5%
Pimiento
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Pimiento

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

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Chayote Pimiento
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 vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Pimiento Opinion
Calories 19 23 Pimiento
Protein 0.82 1.1 Pimiento
Fats 0.13 0.3 Pimiento
Vitamin C 7.7 84.9 Pimiento
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 3.200000047683716 Pimiento
Carbs 4.51 5.1 Pimiento
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 1.68 Pimiento
Calcium 17 6 Chayote
Potassium 125 158 Pimiento
Magnesium 12 6 Chayote
Sugar 1.66 2.71 Chayote
Fiber 1.7 1.9 Pimiento
Copper 0.123 0.049 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.19 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 17 Chayote
Sodium 2 14 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 2655 Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.12 0.69 Pimiento
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.017 Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.06 Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.615 Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.01 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.215 Pimiento
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 8.3 Pimiento
Folate 93 6 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.045 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.02 Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.161 Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.011 0.014 Pimiento
Threonine 0.04 0.04
Isoleucine 0.044 0.036 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 0.058 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 0.049 Pimiento
Methionine 0.001 0.013 Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.034 Chayote
Valine 0.063 0.046 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 0.022 Pimiento
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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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.