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Seaweed vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Seaweed and Chayote

  • Seaweed is richer in Vitamin K, Iron, Magnesium, Folate, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B5, yet Chayote is richer in Vitamin B6, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin K from Seaweed is 52% higher.
  • Seaweed contains 117 times more Sodium than Chayote. Seaweed contains 233mg of Sodium, while Chayote contains 2mg.

Food types used in this article are Seaweed, kelp, 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 +738.2%
Contains more Calcium +888.2%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.123
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 107% 51% 8% 87% 44% 34% 18% 31%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +738.2%
Contains more Calcium +888.2%
Contains more Magnesium +908.3%
Contains more Zinc +66.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +133.3%
Contains more Potassium +40.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.123

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 +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1509.8%
Contains more Folate +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3700%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 10% 7% 18% 0% 13% 35% 9% 39% 1% 0% 166% 135%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +625%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +417.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +157.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +1509.8%
Contains more Folate +93.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +156.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3700%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.47

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seaweed Chayote Opinion
Calories 43kcal 19kcal Seaweed
Protein 1.68g 0.82g Seaweed
Fats 0.56g 0.13g Seaweed
Vitamin C 3mg 7.7mg Chayote
Net carbs 8.27g 2.81g Seaweed
Carbs 9.57g 4.51g Seaweed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.85mg 0.34mg Seaweed
Calcium 168mg 17mg Seaweed
Potassium 89mg 125mg Chayote
Magnesium 121mg 12mg Seaweed
Sugar 0.6g 1.66g Seaweed
Fiber 1.3g 1.7g Chayote
Copper 0.13mg 0.123mg Seaweed
Zinc 1.23mg 0.74mg Seaweed
Starch g g
Phosphorus 42mg 18mg Seaweed
Sodium 233mg 2mg Chayote
Vitamin A 116IU 0IU Seaweed
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.12mg Seaweed
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.05mg 0.025mg Seaweed
Vitamin B2 0.15mg 0.029mg Seaweed
Vitamin B3 0.47mg 0.47mg
Vitamin B5 0.642mg 0.249mg Seaweed
Vitamin B6 0.002mg 0.076mg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 66µg 4.1µg Seaweed
Folate 180µg 93µg Seaweed
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.247g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.098g 0.01g Seaweed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.047g 0.057g Chayote
Tryptophan 0.048mg 0.011mg Seaweed
Threonine 0.055mg 0.04mg Seaweed
Isoleucine 0.076mg 0.044mg Seaweed
Leucine 0.083mg 0.077mg Seaweed
Lysine 0.082mg 0.039mg Seaweed
Methionine 0.025mg 0.001mg Seaweed
Phenylalanine 0.043mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine 0.072mg 0.063mg Seaweed
Histidine 0.024mg 0.015mg Seaweed
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Seaweed Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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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
36
Seaweed
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
47
Seaweed
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
10%
Seaweed
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
10%
Seaweed
5%
Chayote
Fats
3%
Seaweed
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seaweed
Seaweed is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.06g)
Which food is cheaper?
Seaweed
Seaweed is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Seaweed
Seaweed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 231mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.219g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()

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. Seaweed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168457/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.