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Endive vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Endive and Chayote

  • Endive has more Vitamin K, Vitamin B5, Folate, Manganese, Iron, Fiber, and Potassium, however Chayote has more Vitamin A.
  • Endive's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 189% more.
  • Endive has 4 times more Vitamin B5 than Chayote. Endive has 0.9mg of Vitamin B5, while Chayote has 0.249mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Endive, 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
Endive
6
:
Contains more Iron +144.1%
Contains more Calcium +205.9%
Contains more Potassium +151.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.74
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 32% 16% 28% 11% 33% 22% 12% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +144.1%
Contains more Calcium +205.9%
Contains more Potassium +151.2%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +55.6%
Contains more Copper +24.2%
Contains less Sodium -90.9%
Equal in Zinc - 0.74

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
Endive
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +261.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +5534.1%
Contains more Folate +52.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 22% 131% 9% 0% 20% 18% 8% 54% 5% 0% 578% 107%
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 +266.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +220%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +158.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +261.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +5534.1%
Contains more Folate +52.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +18.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +280%

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
79
Endive
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
19
Endive
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
8%
Endive
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
3%
Endive
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Endive
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.
Endive Chayote
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Endive 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 lower in Sugar?
Endive
Endive is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.41g)
Which food is cheaper?
Endive
Endive is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Endive
Endive is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.02g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Endive Chayote Opinion
Calories 17 19 Chayote
Protein 1.25 0.82 Endive
Fats 0.2 0.13 Endive
Vitamin C 6.5 7.7 Chayote
Net carbs 0.25 2.809999942779541 Chayote
Carbs 3.35 4.51 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.83 0.34 Endive
Calcium 52 17 Endive
Potassium 314 125 Endive
Magnesium 15 12 Endive
Sugar 0.25 1.66 Endive
Fiber 3.1 1.7 Endive
Copper 0.099 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.79 0.74 Endive
Starch
Phosphorus 28 18 Endive
Sodium 22 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 2167 0 Endive
Vitamin E 0.44 0.12 Endive
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.08 0.025 Endive
Vitamin B2 0.075 0.029 Endive
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.47 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.9 0.249 Endive
Vitamin B6 0.02 0.076 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 231 4.1 Endive
Folate 142 93 Endive
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.048 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.004 0.01 Chayote
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.057 Endive
Tryptophan 0.005 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.05 0.04 Endive
Isoleucine 0.072 0.044 Endive
Leucine 0.098 0.077 Endive
Lysine 0.063 0.039 Endive
Methionine 0.014 0.001 Endive
Phenylalanine 0.053 0.047 Endive
Valine 0.063 0.063
Histidine 0.023 0.015 Endive
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. Endive - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168412/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.