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Pea vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Pea and Chayote

  • Chayote has less Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Vitamin K, Fiber, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B6 than Pea.
  • Pea covers your daily need of Vitamin C 36% more than Chayote.
  • Pea has 11 times more Vitamin B1 than Chayote. While Pea has 0.266mg of Vitamin B1, Chayote has only 0.025mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Peas, green, 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
Pea
7
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Contains more Iron +332.4%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +43.1%
Contains more Zinc +67.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 8% 22% 24% 59% 34% 47% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +332.4%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +95.2%
Contains more Magnesium +175%
Contains more Copper +43.1%
Contains more Zinc +67.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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
Pea
8
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Contains more Vitamin C +419.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +964%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.4%
Contains more Folate +43.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 134% 46% 3% 0% 67% 31% 40% 7% 39% 0% 62% 49%
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 +419.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +964%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +355.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +344.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +122.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +504.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +139.4%
Contains more Folate +43.1%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.12

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.
Pea Chayote
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Pea Chayote Opinion
Calories 81kcal 19kcal Pea
Protein 5.42g 0.82g Pea
Fats 0.4g 0.13g Pea
Vitamin C 40mg 7.7mg Pea
Net carbs 8.75g 2.81g Pea
Carbs 14.45g 4.51g Pea
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.47mg 0.34mg Pea
Calcium 25mg 17mg Pea
Potassium 244mg 125mg Pea
Magnesium 33mg 12mg Pea
Sugar 5.67g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 5.7g 1.7g Pea
Copper 0.176mg 0.123mg Pea
Zinc 1.24mg 0.74mg Pea
Starch g g
Phosphorus 108mg 18mg Pea
Sodium 5mg 2mg Chayote
Vitamin A 765IU 0IU Pea
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.12mg Pea
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.266mg 0.025mg Pea
Vitamin B2 0.132mg 0.029mg Pea
Vitamin B3 2.09mg 0.47mg Pea
Vitamin B5 0.104mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.169mg 0.076mg Pea
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 24.8µg 4.1µg Pea
Folate 65µg 93µg Chayote
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.071g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.035g 0.01g Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.187g 0.057g Pea
Tryptophan 0.037mg 0.011mg Pea
Threonine 0.203mg 0.04mg Pea
Isoleucine 0.195mg 0.044mg Pea
Leucine 0.323mg 0.077mg Pea
Lysine 0.317mg 0.039mg Pea
Methionine 0.082mg 0.001mg Pea
Phenylalanine 0.2mg 0.047mg Pea
Valine 0.235mg 0.063mg Pea
Histidine 0.107mg 0.015mg Pea
Fructose 0.39g g Pea

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Pea Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
39
Pea
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
31
Pea
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
33%
Pea
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
14%
Pea
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Pea
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.043g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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. Pea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170419/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.