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

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Eggplant Chayote
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 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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Eggplant Chayote Opinion
Calories 25 19 Eggplant
Protein 0.98 0.82 Eggplant
Fats 0.18 0.13 Eggplant
Vitamin C 2.2 7.7 Chayote
Net carbs 2.880000114440918 2.809999942779541 Eggplant
Carbs 5.88 4.51 Eggplant
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.23 0.34 Chayote
Calcium 9 17 Chayote
Potassium 229 125 Eggplant
Magnesium 14 12 Eggplant
Sugar 3.53 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 3 1.7 Eggplant
Copper 0.081 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.16 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 24 18 Eggplant
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 23 0 Eggplant
Vitamin E 0.3 0.12 Eggplant
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.039 0.025 Eggplant
Vitamin B2 0.037 0.029 Eggplant
Vitamin B3 0.649 0.47 Eggplant
Vitamin B5 0.281 0.249 Eggplant
Vitamin B6 0.084 0.076 Eggplant
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.5 4.1 Chayote
Folate 22 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.034 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.016 0.01 Eggplant
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076 0.057 Eggplant
Tryptophan 0.009 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.037 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.045 0.044 Eggplant
Leucine 0.064 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.047 0.039 Eggplant
Methionine 0.011 0.001 Eggplant
Phenylalanine 0.043 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.053 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.023 0.015 Eggplant
Fructose 1.54 Eggplant

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.