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Chayote vs Seaweed - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Chayote and Seaweed

  • Chayote is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C, yet Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Magnesium, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Seaweed is 52% higher.
  • Chayote contains 38 times more Vitamin B6 than Seaweed. Chayote contains 0.076mg of Vitamin B6, while Seaweed contains 0.002mg.
  • Chayote contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Chayote, fruit, raw and Seaweed, kelp, 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 Potassium +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Calcium +888.2%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.13
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Contains more Potassium +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Calcium +888.2%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.13

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 +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1509.8%
Contains more Folate +93.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47
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 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
Contains more Vitamin C +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1509.8%
Contains more Folate +93.5%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47

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
36
Seaweed
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
47
Seaweed

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
10%
Seaweed
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
10%
Seaweed
Fats
1%
Chayote
3%
Seaweed

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

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Chayote Seaweed
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 231mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.219g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Seaweed Opinion
Calories 19 43 Seaweed
Protein 0.82 1.68 Seaweed
Fats 0.13 0.56 Seaweed
Vitamin C 7.7 3 Chayote
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 8.270000457763672 Seaweed
Carbs 4.51 9.57 Seaweed
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 2.85 Seaweed
Calcium 17 168 Seaweed
Potassium 125 89 Chayote
Magnesium 12 121 Seaweed
Sugar 1.66 0.6 Seaweed
Fiber 1.7 1.3 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.13 Seaweed
Zinc 0.74 1.23 Seaweed
Starch
Phosphorus 18 42 Seaweed
Sodium 2 233 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 116 Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.12 0.87 Seaweed
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.05 Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.15 Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.47
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.642 Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.002 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 66 Seaweed
Folate 93 180 Seaweed
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.247 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.098 Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.047 Chayote
Tryptophan 0.011 0.048 Seaweed
Threonine 0.04 0.055 Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.044 0.076 Seaweed
Leucine 0.077 0.083 Seaweed
Lysine 0.039 0.082 Seaweed
Methionine 0.001 0.025 Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.043 Chayote
Valine 0.063 0.072 Seaweed
Histidine 0.015 0.024 Seaweed
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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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.