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Pimiento vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Pimiento and Chayote

  • Pimiento has more Vitamin C, Iron, and Vitamin B6, however Chayote has more Folate, Vitamin A, Copper, and Zinc.
  • Pimiento's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 86% more.
  • Pimiento has 6 times more Vitamin E than Chayote. Pimiento has 0.69mg of Vitamin E , while Chayote has 0.12mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Pimento, canned 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
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains more Copper +151%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 63% 5% 8% 14% 2% 6% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Iron +394.1%
Contains more Potassium +26.4%
Contains more Calcium +183.3%
Contains more Magnesium +100%
Contains less Sodium -85.7%
Contains more Zinc +289.5%
Contains more Copper +151%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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 +475%
Contains more Vitamin C +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2390%
Contains more Folate +1450%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 160% 14% 0% 283% 5% 14% 12% 1% 50% 5% 0% 21%
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 +475%
Contains more Vitamin C +1002.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +106.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +102.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +2390%
Contains more Folate +1450%

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.
Pimiento 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 price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Pimiento Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 3.2g 2.81g Pimiento
Protein 1.1g 0.82g Pimiento
Fats 0.3g 0.13g Pimiento
Carbs 5.1g 4.51g Pimiento
Calories 23kcal 19kcal Pimiento
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.71g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 1.9g 1.7g Pimiento
Calcium 6mg 17mg Chayote
Iron 1.68mg 0.34mg Pimiento
Magnesium 6mg 12mg Chayote
Phosphorus 17mg 18mg Chayote
Potassium 158mg 125mg Pimiento
Sodium 14mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.19mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.049mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 2655IU 0IU Pimiento
Vitamin E 0.69mg 0.12mg Pimiento
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 84.9mg 7.7mg Pimiento
Vitamin B1 0.017mg 0.025mg Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.06mg 0.029mg Pimiento
Vitamin B3 0.615mg 0.47mg Pimiento
Vitamin B5 0.01mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.076mg Pimiento
Folate 6µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 8.3µg 4.1µg Pimiento
Tryptophan 0.014mg 0.011mg Pimiento
Threonine 0.04mg 0.04mg
Isoleucine 0.036mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine 0.058mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine 0.049mg 0.039mg Pimiento
Methionine 0.013mg 0.001mg Pimiento
Phenylalanine 0.034mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine 0.046mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine 0.022mg 0.015mg Pimiento
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.045g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.02g 0.01g Pimiento
Polyunsaturated fat 0.161g 0.057g Pimiento

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Pimiento 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
47
Pimiento
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
14
Pimiento
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
7%
Pimiento
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
5%
Pimiento
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Pimiento
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pimiento
Pimiento is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.05g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Pimiento - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168559/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.