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Chayote vs Summer squash - 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 +13.3%
Contains more Copper +141.2%
Contains more Zinc +155.2%
Contains more Potassium +109.6%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Copper +141.2%
Contains more Zinc +155.2%
Contains more Potassium +109.6%
Contains more Magnesium +41.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.1%
Equal in Iron - 0.35
Equal in Sodium - 2

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 B5 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +389.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.487
Contains more Vitamin B5 +60.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +36.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +120.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +389.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +186.8%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.487

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
16
Summer squash
Mineral Summary Score
9
Chayote
9
Summer squash

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%
Summer squash
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
3%
Summer squash
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Summer squash

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 Summer squash
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Chayote Summer squash
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 cheaper?
Summer squash
Summer squash is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Summer squash
Summer squash is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (difference - 0.54g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
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)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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 Summer squash Opinion
Calories 19 16 Chayote
Protein 0.82 1.21 Summer squash
Fats 0.13 0.18 Summer squash
Vitamin C 7.7 17 Summer squash
Carbs 4.51 3.35 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.35 Summer squash
Calcium 17 15 Chayote
Potassium 125 262 Summer squash
Magnesium 12 17 Summer squash
Sugars 1.66 2.2 Summer squash
Fiber 1.7 1.1 Chayote
Copper 0.123 0.051 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.29 Chayote
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Phosphorus 18 38 Summer squash
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 0 200 Summer squash
Vitamin E 0.12 0.12
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.048 Summer squash
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.142 Summer squash
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.487 Summer squash
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.155 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.218 Summer squash
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 3 Chayote
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.044 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.016 Summer squash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.089 Summer squash
Tryptophan 0.011 0.011
Threonine 0.04 0.028 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 0.042 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 0.069 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 0.065 Summer squash
Methionine 0.001 0.017 Summer squash
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.041 Chayote
Valine 0.063 0.053 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 0.025 Summer squash
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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