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Rutabagas vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rutabagas and Chayote

  • Rutabagas are richer in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Potassium, and Phosphorus, yet Chayote is richer in Folate, and Copper.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin C from Rutabagas is 19% higher.
  • Rutabagas contain 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Chayote. Rutabagas contain 0.09mg of Vitamin B1, while Chayote contains 0.025mg.

Food types used in this article are Rutabagas, 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 +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +152.9%
Contains more Potassium +144%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +194.4%
Contains more Copper +284.4%
Contains more Zinc +208.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 17% 13% 27% 15% 11% 7% 23% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +29.4%
Contains more Calcium +152.9%
Contains more Potassium +144%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +194.4%
Contains more Copper +284.4%
Contains more Zinc +208.3%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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 +224.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1266.7%
Contains more Folate +342.9%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 84% 1% 6% 0% 23% 10% 14% 10% 24% 0% 1% 16%
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 +224.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +150%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +260%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +37.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +31.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +1266.7%
Contains more Folate +342.9%

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
15
Rutabagas
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rutabagas
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
6%
Rutabagas
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
9%
Rutabagas
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Rutabagas
1%
Chayote

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

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Rutabagas Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.001g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rutabagas
Rutabagas is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 72)
Which food is cheaper?
Chayote
Chayote is cheaper (difference - $1.7)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rutabagas Chayote Opinion
Calories 37 19 Rutabagas
Protein 1.08 0.82 Rutabagas
Fats 0.16 0.13 Rutabagas
Vitamin C 25 7.7 Rutabagas
Net carbs 6.320000171661377 2.809999942779541 Rutabagas
Carbs 8.62 4.51 Rutabagas
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.44 0.34 Rutabagas
Calcium 43 17 Rutabagas
Potassium 305 125 Rutabagas
Magnesium 20 12 Rutabagas
Sugar 4.46 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 2.3 1.7 Rutabagas
Copper 0.032 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.24 0.74 Chayote
Starch 0.4 Rutabagas
Phosphorus 53 18 Rutabagas
Sodium 12 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 2 0 Rutabagas
Vitamin E 0.3 0.12 Rutabagas
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.09 0.025 Rutabagas
Vitamin B2 0.04 0.029 Rutabagas
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.47 Rutabagas
Vitamin B5 0.16 0.249 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.1 0.076 Rutabagas
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.3 4.1 Chayote
Folate 21 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.027 0.028 Rutabagas
Monounsaturated Fat 0.025 0.01 Rutabagas
Polyunsaturated fat 0.088 0.057 Rutabagas
Tryptophan 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.039 Chayote
Methionine 0.001 Chayote
Phenylalanine 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 Chayote
Fructose 1.61 Rutabagas

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. Rutabagas - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168454/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.