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Chayote vs Tomatillo - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chayote and Tomatillo

  • Chayote has more Folate, however Tomatillo is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin K.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6644% more than Chayote.
  • Chayote has 13 times more Folate than Tomatillo. While Chayote has 93µg of Folate, Tomatillo has only 7µg.
  • Chayote has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chayote, fruit, raw and Tomatillos, 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 Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Zinc +236.4%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +114.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 3% 24% 15% 27% 6% 17% 1%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Contains more Zinc +236.4%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Potassium +114.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.7%
Contains more Folate +1228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.3%
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 39% 7% 8% 0% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 0% 26% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.7%
Contains more Folate +1228.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.3%

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
13
Tomatillo
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
14
Tomatillo

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
6%
Tomatillo
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
6%
Tomatillo
Fats
1%
Chayote
5%
Tomatillo

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

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Chayote Tomatillo
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 contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.111g)
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 ()
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 Tomatillo Opinion
Calories 19 32 Tomatillo
Protein 0.82 0.96 Tomatillo
Fats 0.13 1.02 Tomatillo
Vitamin C 7.7 11.7 Tomatillo
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 3.940000057220459 Tomatillo
Carbs 4.51 5.84 Tomatillo
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.62 Tomatillo
Calcium 17 7 Chayote
Potassium 125 268 Tomatillo
Magnesium 12 20 Tomatillo
Sugar 1.66 3.93 Chayote
Fiber 1.7 1.9 Tomatillo
Copper 0.123 0.079 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.22 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 39 Tomatillo
Sodium 2 1 Tomatillo
Vitamin A 0 114 Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.12 0.38 Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.044 Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.035 Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 0.47 1.85 Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.15 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.056 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 10.1 Tomatillo
Folate 93 7 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.139 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.155 Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.417 Tomatillo
Tryptophan 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 Chayote
Methionine 0.001 Chayote
Phenylalanine 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 Chayote
Fructose

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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.