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Chayote vs Sun-dried tomato - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chayote and Sun-dried tomato

  • Chayote is higher in Folate, yet Sun-dried tomato is higher in Vitamin C, Potassium, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Magnesium.
  • Sun-dried tomato covers your daily Vitamin C needs 105% more than Chayote.
  • Chayote contains 4 times more Folate than Sun-dried tomato. While Chayote contains 93µg of Folate, Sun-dried tomato contains only 23µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chayote, fruit, raw and Tomatoes, sun-dried, packed in oil, drained.

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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 less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Iron +688.2%
Contains more Calcium +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +1152%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Copper +284.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +672.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.78
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 101% 15% 139% 58% 158% 22% 60% 35%
Contains less Sodium -99.2%
Contains more Iron +688.2%
Contains more Calcium +176.5%
Contains more Potassium +1152%
Contains more Magnesium +575%
Contains more Copper +284.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +672.2%
Equal in Zinc - 0.78

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 Folate +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1222.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +672%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1220.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.7%
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 340% 78% 0% 0% 49% 89% 69% 29% 74% 0% 0% 18%
Contains more Folate +304.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1222.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +672%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1220.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +672.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +92.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +319.7%

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
62
Sun-dried tomato
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
73
Sun-dried tomato

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
30%
Sun-dried tomato
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
23%
Sun-dried tomato
Fats
1%
Chayote
65%
Sun-dried tomato

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 Sun-dried tomato
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Chayote Sun-dried tomato
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 minerals?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sun-dried tomato
Sun-dried tomato is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 264mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.865g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chayote Sun-dried tomato Opinion
Calories 19 213 Sun-dried tomato
Protein 0.82 5.06 Sun-dried tomato
Fats 0.13 14.08 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin C 7.7 101.8 Sun-dried tomato
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 17.530000686645508 Sun-dried tomato
Carbs 4.51 23.33 Sun-dried tomato
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 2.68 Sun-dried tomato
Calcium 17 47 Sun-dried tomato
Potassium 125 1565 Sun-dried tomato
Magnesium 12 81 Sun-dried tomato
Sugar 1.66 Sun-dried tomato
Fiber 1.7 5.8 Sun-dried tomato
Copper 0.123 0.473 Sun-dried tomato
Zinc 0.74 0.78 Sun-dried tomato
Starch
Phosphorus 18 139 Sun-dried tomato
Sodium 2 266 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 1286 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin E 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.193 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.383 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B3 0.47 3.63 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.479 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.319 Sun-dried tomato
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 Chayote
Folate 93 23 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 1.893 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 8.663 Sun-dried tomato
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 2.06 Sun-dried tomato
Tryptophan 0.011 0.037 Sun-dried tomato
Threonine 0.04 0.128 Sun-dried tomato
Isoleucine 0.044 0.121 Sun-dried tomato
Leucine 0.077 0.185 Sun-dried tomato
Lysine 0.039 0.186 Sun-dried tomato
Methionine 0.001 0.044 Sun-dried tomato
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.131 Sun-dried tomato
Valine 0.063 0.13 Sun-dried tomato
Histidine 0.015 0.077 Sun-dried tomato
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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. Sun-dried tomato - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169384/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.