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Garlic vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Garlic and Chayote

  • Garlic is richer in Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin C, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorus, Iron, Calcium and Vitamin B1, yet Chayote is richer in Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 from Garlic is 89% higher.
  • Garlic contains 71 times more Selenium than Chayote. Garlic contains 14.2µg of Selenium, while Chayote contains 0.2µg.

Food types used in this article are Garlic, 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
Garlic
7
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Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +964.7%
Contains more Potassium +220.8%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +750%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 64% 55% 36% 18% 100% 32% 66% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Calcium +964.7%
Contains more Potassium +220.8%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +750%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%

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
Garlic
7
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Contains more Vitamin C +305.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1525%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.2%
Contains more Folate +3000%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 105% 1% 2% 0% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 0% 5% 3%
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 C +305.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1525%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.2%
Contains more Folate +3000%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
43
Garlic
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
46
Garlic
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 the food
Protein
38%
Garlic
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Garlic Chayote
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic 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 contains less Sugars?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sugars (difference - 0.66g)
Which food is cheaper?
Garlic
Garlic is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.061g)
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Garlic Chayote Opinion
Calories 149 19 Garlic
Protein 6.36 0.82 Garlic
Fats 0.5 0.13 Garlic
Vitamin C 31.2 7.7 Garlic
Carbs 33.06 4.51 Garlic
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.7 0.34 Garlic
Calcium 181 17 Garlic
Potassium 401 125 Garlic
Magnesium 25 12 Garlic
Sugars 1 1.66 Garlic
Fiber 2.1 1.7 Garlic
Copper 0.299 0.123 Garlic
Zinc 1.16 0.74 Garlic
Starch
Phosphorus 153 18 Garlic
Sodium 17 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 9 0 Garlic
Vitamin E 0.08 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.025 Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.029 Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.47 Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596 0.249 Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235 0.076 Garlic
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 4.1 Chayote
Folate 3 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.01 Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249 0.057 Garlic
Tryptophan 0.066 0.011 Garlic
Threonine 0.157 0.04 Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217 0.044 Garlic
Leucine 0.308 0.077 Garlic
Lysine 0.273 0.039 Garlic
Methionine 0.076 0.001 Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183 0.047 Garlic
Valine 0.291 0.063 Garlic
Histidine 0.113 0.015 Garlic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Garlic - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169230/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.