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Chayote vs Vegetable - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Chayote and Vegetable

  • Chayote has more Folate, however Vegetable is higher in Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Iron.
  • Vegetable covers your daily need of Vitamin A 24% more than Chayote.
  • Chayote has 5 times more Folate than Vegetable. While Chayote has 93µg of Folate, Vegetable has only 19µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Chayote, fruit, raw and Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.

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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 Copper +48.2%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%

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 +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +473.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074
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 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
Contains more Vitamin C +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +473.2%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.074

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
Vegetable
Mineral Summary Score
13
Chayote
17
Vegetable

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
17%
Vegetable
Carbohydrates
5%
Chayote
13%
Vegetable
Fats
1%
Chayote
1%
Vegetable

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Chayote Vegetable
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?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Vegetable
Vegetable is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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 Vegetable Opinion
Calories 19 65 Vegetable
Protein 0.82 2.86 Vegetable
Fats 0.13 0.15 Vegetable
Vitamin C 7.7 3.2 Chayote
Net carbs 2.809999942779541 8.6899995803833 Vegetable
Carbs 4.51 13.09 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.34 0.82 Vegetable
Calcium 17 25 Vegetable
Potassium 125 169 Vegetable
Magnesium 12 22 Vegetable
Sugar 1.66 3.12 Chayote
Fiber 1.7 4.4 Vegetable
Copper 0.123 0.083 Chayote
Zinc 0.74 0.49 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 18 51 Vegetable
Sodium 2 35 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 4277 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.12 0.38 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.025 0.071 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.029 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.47 0.851 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.249 0.151 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.076 0.074 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 23.5 Vegetable
Folate 93 19 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.028 0.031 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.01
Polyunsaturated fat 0.057 0.072 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.011 0.029 Vegetable
Threonine 0.04 0.115 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.044 0.139 Vegetable
Leucine 0.077 0.19 Vegetable
Lysine 0.039 0.17 Vegetable
Methionine 0.001 0.034 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.047 0.12 Vegetable
Valine 0.063 0.149 Vegetable
Histidine 0.015 0.073 Vegetable
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.