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Gratin vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Gratin and Chayote

  • Gratin has more Phosphorus, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B2, however Chayote has more Folate, and Vitamin A.
  • Gratin's daily need coverage for Saturated Fat is 24% more.
  • Gratin has 217 times more Sodium than Chayote. Gratin has 433mg of Sodium, while Chayote has 2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Potatoes, au gratin, home-prepared from recipe using butter 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
Gratin
6
:
Contains more Iron +88.2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +216.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.74
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 24% 36% 35% 15% 54% 19% 49% 57%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +88.2%
Contains more Calcium +600%
Contains more Potassium +216.8%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +30.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
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
Gratin
7
:
Contains more Vitamin C +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.9%
Contains more Folate +745.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 33% 16% 0% 0% 16% 27% 19% 24% 41% 0% 0% 9%
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 +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +111.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.9%
Contains more Folate +745.5%

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
15
Gratin
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
36
Gratin
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
30%
Gratin
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
11%
Gratin
5%
Chayote
Fats
35%
Gratin
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.
Gratin Chayote
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

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Gratin Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Gratin
Gratin is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is cheaper?
Gratin
Gratin is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Gratin
Gratin is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 23mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 431mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.705g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Gratin Chayote Opinion
Calories 132 19 Gratin
Protein 5.06 0.82 Gratin
Fats 7.59 0.13 Gratin
Vitamin C 9.9 7.7 Gratin
Carbs 11.27 4.51 Gratin
Cholesterol 23 0 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.64 0.34 Gratin
Calcium 119 17 Gratin
Potassium 396 125 Gratin
Magnesium 20 12 Gratin
Sugar 1.66 Gratin
Fiber 1.8 1.7 Gratin
Copper 0.16 0.123 Gratin
Zinc 0.69 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 113 18 Gratin
Sodium 433 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 264 0 Gratin
Vitamin E 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.064 0.025 Gratin
Vitamin B2 0.116 0.029 Gratin
Vitamin B3 0.993 0.47 Gratin
Vitamin B5 0.387 0.249 Gratin
Vitamin B6 0.174 0.076 Gratin
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 Chayote
Folate 11 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 Gratin
Saturated Fat 4.733 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 2.149 0.01 Gratin
Polyunsaturated fat 0.276 0.057 Gratin
Tryptophan 0.07 0.011 Gratin
Threonine 0.192 0.04 Gratin
Isoleucine 0.284 0.044 Gratin
Leucine 0.443 0.077 Gratin
Lysine 0.381 0.039 Gratin
Methionine 0.117 0.001 Gratin
Phenylalanine 0.254 0.047 Gratin
Valine 0.325 0.063 Gratin
Histidine 0.151 0.015 Gratin
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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 separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Gratin - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170442/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.