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Red cabbage vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Red cabbage and Chayote

  • Red cabbage has more Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, and Iron, while Chayote has more Folate, Copper, and Vitamin A.
  • Red cabbage's daily need coverage for Vitamin C is 55% higher.
  • Chayote contains 9 times less Vitamin K than Red cabbage. Red cabbage contains 38.2µg of Vitamin K, while Chayote contains 4.1µg.

The food types used in this comparison are Cabbage, red, 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
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +164.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Copper +623.5%
Contains more Zinc +236.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 14% 22% 12% 6% 6% 13% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +135.3%
Contains more Calcium +164.7%
Contains more Potassium +94.4%
Contains more Magnesium +33.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +66.7%
Contains more Copper +623.5%
Contains more Zinc +236.4%
Contains less Sodium -92.6%

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 +640.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +831.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.4%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
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 190% 67% 3% 0% 16% 16% 8% 9% 49% 0% 96% 14%
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 +640.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +137.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +175%
Contains more Vitamin K +831.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +12.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +69.4%
Contains more Folate +416.7%
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.
Red cabbage Chayote
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Red cabbage Chayote Opinion
Calories 31kcal 19kcal Red cabbage
Protein 1.43g 0.82g Red cabbage
Fats 0.16g 0.13g Red cabbage
Vitamin C 57mg 7.7mg Red cabbage
Net carbs 5.27g 2.81g Red cabbage
Carbs 7.37g 4.51g Red cabbage
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.8mg 0.34mg Red cabbage
Calcium 45mg 17mg Red cabbage
Potassium 243mg 125mg Red cabbage
Magnesium 16mg 12mg Red cabbage
Sugar 3.83g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 2.1g 1.7g Red cabbage
Copper 0.017mg 0.123mg Chayote
Zinc 0.22mg 0.74mg Chayote
Starch 0g g Red cabbage
Phosphorus 30mg 18mg Red cabbage
Sodium 27mg 2mg Chayote
Vitamin A 1116IU 0IU Red cabbage
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.12mg Chayote
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.064mg 0.025mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B2 0.069mg 0.029mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B3 0.418mg 0.47mg Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.147mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.209mg 0.076mg Red cabbage
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 38.2µg 4.1µg Red cabbage
Folate 18µg 93µg Chayote
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.021g 0.028g Red cabbage
Monounsaturated Fat 0.012g 0.01g Red cabbage
Polyunsaturated fat 0.08g 0.057g Red cabbage
Tryptophan 0.012mg 0.011mg Red cabbage
Threonine 0.039mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine 0.034mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine 0.046mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine 0.049mg 0.039mg Red cabbage
Methionine 0.014mg 0.001mg Red cabbage
Phenylalanine 0.036mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine 0.048mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine 0.024mg 0.015mg Red cabbage
Fructose 1.48g g Red cabbage

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Red cabbage 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
Red cabbage
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
13
Red cabbage
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
9%
Red cabbage
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
7%
Red cabbage
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Red cabbage
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.007g)
Which food is cheaper?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Red cabbage
Red cabbage is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.17g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
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 richer in vitamins?
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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. Red cabbage - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169977/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.