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Eggplant vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Eggplant and Chayote different?

  • Eggplant has more Fiber, however Chayote is richer in Folate, Vitamin C, and Zinc.
  • Chayote covers your daily need of Folate 18% more than Eggplant.
  • Eggplant has 2 times more Sugar than Chayote. Eggplant has 3.53g of Sugar, while Chayote has 1.66g.

Eggplant, raw and Chayote, fruit, raw types were used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +83.2%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Zinc +362.5%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 9% 10% 11% 21% 1% 5% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +33.3%
Contains more Potassium +83.2%
Contains more Calcium +88.9%
Contains more Iron +47.8%
Contains more Zinc +362.5%
Contains more Copper +51.9%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Folate +322.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 6% 0% 8% 10% 9% 13% 17% 20% 17% 0% 9%
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 +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +56%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +27.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +10.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +250%
Contains more Folate +322.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +17.1%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 2.88g 2.81g Eggplant
Protein 0.98g 0.82g Eggplant
Fats 0.18g 0.13g Eggplant
Carbs 5.88g 4.51g Eggplant
Calories 25kcal 19kcal Eggplant
Starch g g
Fructose 1.54g g Eggplant
Sugar 3.53g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 3g 1.7g Eggplant
Calcium 9mg 17mg Chayote
Iron 0.23mg 0.34mg Chayote
Magnesium 14mg 12mg Eggplant
Phosphorus 24mg 18mg Eggplant
Potassium 229mg 125mg Eggplant
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.16mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.081mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 23IU 0IU Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0.12mg Eggplant
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 2.2mg 7.7mg Chayote
Vitamin B1 0.039mg 0.025mg Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.029mg Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649mg 0.47mg Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281mg 0.249mg Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084mg 0.076mg Eggplant
Folate 22µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.5µg 4.1µg Chayote
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.011mg Chayote
Threonine 0.037mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine 0.045mg 0.044mg Eggplant
Leucine 0.064mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine 0.047mg 0.039mg Eggplant
Methionine 0.011mg 0.001mg Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine 0.053mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine 0.023mg 0.015mg Eggplant
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.034g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016g 0.01g Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.057g Eggplant

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant 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
9
Eggplant
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
10
Eggplant
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
6%
Eggplant
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
6%
Eggplant
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Eggplant
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Eggplant
Eggplant is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Eggplant
Eggplant is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.006g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.

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. Eggplant - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169228/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.