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Chili pepper vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chili pepper and Chayote different?

  • Chili pepper has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin K, and Potassium, however Chayote is richer in Folate, and Vitamin A.
  • Chili pepper covers your daily need of Vitamin C 151% more than Chayote.
  • Chili pepper has 7 times more Vitamin B6 than Chayote. Chili pepper has 0.506mg of Vitamin B6, while Chayote has 0.076mg.

Peppers, hot chili, red, raw and Chayote, fruit, raw types were used in this article.

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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
Contains more Iron +202.9%
Contains more Potassium +157.6%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.9%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +184.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.123
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 5% 29% 17% 43% 8% 19% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +202.9%
Contains more Potassium +157.6%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +138.9%
Contains more Calcium +21.4%
Contains more Zinc +184.6%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Equal in Copper - 0.123

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
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Contains more Vitamin C +1766.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +196.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +565.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.9%
Contains more Folate +304.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 479% 58% 14% 0% 18% 20% 24% 13% 117% 0% 35% 18%
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 +1766.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +475%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +188%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +196.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +164.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +565.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +241.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +23.9%
Contains more Folate +304.3%

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.
Chili pepper 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 Chili pepper Chayote Opinion
Calories 40kcal 19kcal Chili pepper
Protein 1.87g 0.82g Chili pepper
Fats 0.44g 0.13g Chili pepper
Vitamin C 143.7mg 7.7mg Chili pepper
Net carbs 7.31g 2.81g Chili pepper
Carbs 8.81g 4.51g Chili pepper
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.03mg 0.34mg Chili pepper
Calcium 14mg 17mg Chayote
Potassium 322mg 125mg Chili pepper
Magnesium 23mg 12mg Chili pepper
Sugar 5.3g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 1.5g 1.7g Chayote
Copper 0.129mg 0.123mg Chili pepper
Zinc 0.26mg 0.74mg Chayote
Starch g g
Phosphorus 43mg 18mg Chili pepper
Sodium 9mg 2mg Chayote
Vitamin A 952IU 0IU Chili pepper
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.12mg Chili pepper
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.072mg 0.025mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B2 0.086mg 0.029mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B3 1.244mg 0.47mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B5 0.201mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.506mg 0.076mg Chili pepper
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 14µg 4.1µg Chili pepper
Folate 23µg 93µg Chayote
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.042g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.024g 0.01g Chili pepper
Polyunsaturated fat 0.239g 0.057g Chili pepper
Tryptophan 0.026mg 0.011mg Chili pepper
Threonine 0.074mg 0.04mg Chili pepper
Isoleucine 0.065mg 0.044mg Chili pepper
Leucine 0.105mg 0.077mg Chili pepper
Lysine 0.089mg 0.039mg Chili pepper
Methionine 0.024mg 0.001mg Chili pepper
Phenylalanine 0.062mg 0.047mg Chili pepper
Valine 0.084mg 0.063mg Chili pepper
Histidine 0.041mg 0.015mg Chili pepper
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Chili pepper 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
66
Chili pepper
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
20
Chili pepper
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
11%
Chili pepper
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
9%
Chili pepper
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Chili pepper
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chili pepper
Chili pepper is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.64g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.014g)
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)

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. Chili pepper - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170106/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.