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Radish vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Radish and Chayote different?

  • Radish has more Vitamin C, however Chayote is richer in Folate, Copper, and Manganese.
  • Chayote covers your daily need of Folate 17% more than Radish.
  • Radish has 2 times more Vitamin C than Chayote. Radish has 14.8mg of Vitamin C, while Chayote has 7.7mg.

Radishes, 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
Radish
3
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Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +86.4%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Zinc +164.3%
Contains more Copper +146%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 13% 8% 9% 21% 6% 8% 17%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +11.1%
Contains more Potassium +86.4%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains less Sodium -94.9%
Contains more Zinc +164.3%
Contains more Copper +146%
Equal in Iron - 0.34
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
Radish
3
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.9%
Contains more Folate +272%
Contains more Vitamin K +215.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 50% 3% 9% 5% 10% 17% 19% 0% 4%
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 C +92.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +34.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +108.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +85%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +50.9%
Contains more Folate +272%
Contains more Vitamin K +215.4%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

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.
Radish Chayote
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Radish Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 1.8g 2.81g Chayote
Protein 0.68g 0.82g Chayote
Fats 0.1g 0.13g Chayote
Carbs 3.4g 4.51g Chayote
Calories 16kcal 19kcal Chayote
Starch 0g g Radish
Fructose 0.71g g Radish
Sugar 1.86g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 1.6g 1.7g Chayote
Calcium 25mg 17mg Radish
Iron 0.34mg 0.34mg
Magnesium 10mg 12mg Chayote
Phosphorus 20mg 18mg Radish
Potassium 233mg 125mg Radish
Sodium 39mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.28mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.05mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 7IU 0IU Radish
Vitamin E 0mg 0.12mg Chayote
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 14.8mg 7.7mg Radish
Vitamin B1 0.012mg 0.025mg Chayote
Vitamin B2 0.039mg 0.029mg Radish
Vitamin B3 0.254mg 0.47mg Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.165mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.071mg 0.076mg Chayote
Folate 25µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.3µg 4.1µg Chayote
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.011mg Chayote
Threonine 0.023mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine 0.031mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine 0.033mg 0.039mg Chayote
Methionine 0.01mg 0.001mg Radish
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine 0.035mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine 0.013mg 0.015mg Chayote
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.017g 0.01g Radish
Polyunsaturated fat 0.048g 0.057g Chayote

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Radish 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
10
Radish
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
11
Radish
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
4%
Radish
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
3%
Radish
5%
Chayote
Fats
0%
Radish
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is cheaper?
Radish
Radish is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 37mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chayote
Chayote is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Radish - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169276/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.