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Jalapeño vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Jalapeño and Chayote different?

  • Jalapeño has more Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Vitamin E , Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, and Vitamin B3, however Chayote is richer in Folate, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Jalapeño covers your daily need of Vitamin C 123% more than Chayote.
  • Jalapeño has 10000000 times more Vitamin A RAE than Chayote. Jalapeño has 54µg of Vitamin A RAE, while Chayote has 0µg.

Peppers, jalapeno, 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 Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +428.6%
Contains more Copper +167.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 10% 11% 12% 22% 1% 4% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Magnesium +25%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.4%
Contains more Potassium +98.4%
Contains more Calcium +41.7%
Contains more Iron +36%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +428.6%
Contains more Copper +167.4%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1440.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +351.2%
Contains more Folate +244.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 65% 72% 0% 396% 10% 17% 24% 19% 97% 21% 0% 47%
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 E +2883.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +1440.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +141.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +172.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +26.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +451.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +351.2%
Contains more Folate +244.4%

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.
Jalapeño Chayote
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
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Jalapeño Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 3.7g 2.81g Jalapeño
Protein 0.91g 0.82g Jalapeño
Fats 0.37g 0.13g Jalapeño
Carbs 6.5g 4.51g Jalapeño
Calories 29kcal 19kcal Jalapeño
Starch g g
Fructose 2.63g g Jalapeño
Sugar 4.12g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 2.8g 1.7g Jalapeño
Calcium 12mg 17mg Chayote
Iron 0.25mg 0.34mg Chayote
Magnesium 15mg 12mg Jalapeño
Phosphorus 26mg 18mg Jalapeño
Potassium 248mg 125mg Jalapeño
Sodium 3mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.14mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.046mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 1078IU 0IU Jalapeño
Vitamin E 3.58mg 0.12mg Jalapeño
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 118.6mg 7.7mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B1 0.04mg 0.025mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B2 0.07mg 0.029mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B3 1.28mg 0.47mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B5 0.315mg 0.249mg Jalapeño
Vitamin B6 0.419mg 0.076mg Jalapeño
Folate 27µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 18.5µg 4.1µg Jalapeño
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Chayote
Threonine mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine mg 0.039mg Chayote
Methionine mg 0.001mg Chayote
Phenylalanine mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine mg 0.015mg Chayote
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.092g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.01g Jalapeño
Polyunsaturated fat 0.112g 0.057g Jalapeño

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Jalapeño 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
64
Jalapeño
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
10
Jalapeño
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
5%
Jalapeño
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
7%
Jalapeño
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Jalapeño
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Jalapeño
Jalapeño is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Jalapeño - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168576/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.