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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 Calcium +964.7%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +750%
Contains more Potassium +220.8%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 55% 64% 18% 66% 36% 3% 32% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Calcium +964.7%
Contains more Iron +400%
Contains more Magnesium +108.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +750%
Contains more Potassium +220.8%
Contains more Zinc +56.8%
Contains more Copper +143.1%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +305.2%
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 Folate +3000%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 105% 50% 26% 14% 36% 285% 3% 0% 5%
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 C +305.2%
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 Folate +3000%
Contains more Vitamin K +141.2%

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.
Garlic 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Garlic Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 30.96g 2.81g Garlic
Protein 6.36g 0.82g Garlic
Fats 0.5g 0.13g Garlic
Carbs 33.06g 4.51g Garlic
Calories 149kcal 19kcal Garlic
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1g 1.66g Garlic
Fiber 2.1g 1.7g Garlic
Calcium 181mg 17mg Garlic
Iron 1.7mg 0.34mg Garlic
Magnesium 25mg 12mg Garlic
Phosphorus 153mg 18mg Garlic
Potassium 401mg 125mg Garlic
Sodium 17mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 1.16mg 0.74mg Garlic
Copper 0.299mg 0.123mg Garlic
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Garlic
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.12mg Chayote
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 31.2mg 7.7mg Garlic
Vitamin B1 0.2mg 0.025mg Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 0.029mg Garlic
Vitamin B3 0.7mg 0.47mg Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596mg 0.249mg Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235mg 0.076mg Garlic
Folate 3µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 4.1µg Chayote
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.011mg Garlic
Threonine 0.157mg 0.04mg Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217mg 0.044mg Garlic
Leucine 0.308mg 0.077mg Garlic
Lysine 0.273mg 0.039mg Garlic
Methionine 0.076mg 0.001mg Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183mg 0.047mg Garlic
Valine 0.291mg 0.063mg Garlic
Histidine 0.113mg 0.015mg Garlic
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011g 0.01g Garlic
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249g 0.057g Garlic

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Garlic 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
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 food.
Protein
38%
Garlic
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Garlic
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Sugar (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)

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. 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.