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Chives vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Chives and Chayote

  • Chives are higher than Chayote in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Iron, Manganese, Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, and Potassium.
  • Chives covers your daily Vitamin K needs 174% more than Chayote.
  • Chives contain 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chayote. While Chives contain 218µg of Vitamin A RAE, Chayote contains only 0µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Chives, raw and Chayote, fruit, 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
Chives
6
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Contains more Calcium +441.2%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains more Potassium +136.8%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 28% 60% 30% 25% 27% 1% 16% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Calcium +441.2%
Contains more Iron +370.6%
Contains more Magnesium +250%
Contains more Phosphorus +222.2%
Contains more Potassium +136.8%
Contains more Copper +27.6%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.1%

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
Chives
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Contains more Folate +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +5087.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 262% 5% 0% 194% 20% 27% 13% 20% 32% 79% 0% 532%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 26% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 70% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +75%
Contains more Vitamin C +654.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +212%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +296.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +30.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +81.6%
Contains more Folate +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +5087.8%

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.
Chives Chayote
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Chives Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 1.85g 2.81g Chayote
Protein 3.27g 0.82g Chives
Fats 0.73g 0.13g Chives
Carbs 4.35g 4.51g Chayote
Calories 30kcal 19kcal Chives
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.85g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 2.5g 1.7g Chives
Calcium 92mg 17mg Chives
Iron 1.6mg 0.34mg Chives
Magnesium 42mg 12mg Chives
Phosphorus 58mg 18mg Chives
Potassium 296mg 125mg Chives
Sodium 3mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.56mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.157mg 0.123mg Chives
Vitamin A 4353IU 0IU Chives
Vitamin E 0.21mg 0.12mg Chives
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 58.1mg 7.7mg Chives
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.025mg Chives
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0.029mg Chives
Vitamin B3 0.647mg 0.47mg Chives
Vitamin B5 0.324mg 0.249mg Chives
Vitamin B6 0.138mg 0.076mg Chives
Folate 105µg 93µg Chives
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 212.7µg 4.1µg Chives
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.011mg Chives
Threonine 0.128mg 0.04mg Chives
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.044mg Chives
Leucine 0.195mg 0.077mg Chives
Lysine 0.163mg 0.039mg Chives
Methionine 0.036mg 0.001mg Chives
Phenylalanine 0.105mg 0.047mg Chives
Valine 0.145mg 0.063mg Chives
Histidine 0.057mg 0.015mg Chives
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.146g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.095g 0.01g Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.267g 0.057g Chives

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Chives Chayote
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
98
Chives
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
30
Chives
13
Chayote

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
20%
Chives
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
4%
Chives
5%
Chayote
Fats
3%
Chives
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chives
Chives is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.19g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.118g)
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)

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. Chives - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169994/nutrients
  2. Chayote - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/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.