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Succotash vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Succotash and Chayote

  • Succotash is richer in Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Fiber, Vitamin C, Potassium, and Copper, yet Chayote is richer in Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Succotash is 22% higher.
  • Succotash contains 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Chayote. Succotash contains 0.208mg of Vitamin B1, while Chayote contains 0.025mg.

Food types used in this article are Succotash, (corn and limas), 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 +438.2%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains more Potassium +195.2%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 69% 35% 49% 33% 1% 17% 62%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Iron +438.2%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +527.8%
Contains more Potassium +195.2%
Contains more Copper +51.2%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Equal in Calcium - 17

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 C +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +732%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.5%
Contains more Folate +132.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 18% 0% 0% 51% 53% 19% 30% 8% 30% 30% 0% 0%
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 +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +732%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +182.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +237.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +71.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +94.5%
Contains more Folate +132.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Succotash Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 15.79g 2.81g Succotash
Protein 5.03g 0.82g Succotash
Fats 1.02g 0.13g Succotash
Carbs 19.59g 4.51g Succotash
Calories 99kcal 19kcal Succotash
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.66g Succotash
Fiber 3.8g 1.7g Succotash
Calcium 18mg 17mg Succotash
Iron 1.83mg 0.34mg Succotash
Magnesium 48mg 12mg Succotash
Phosphorus 113mg 18mg Succotash
Potassium 369mg 125mg Succotash
Sodium 4mg 2mg Chayote
Zinc 0.61mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.186mg 0.123mg Succotash
Vitamin A 292IU 0IU Succotash
Vitamin E mg 0.12mg Chayote
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 15.1mg 7.7mg Succotash
Vitamin B1 0.208mg 0.025mg Succotash
Vitamin B2 0.082mg 0.029mg Succotash
Vitamin B3 1.587mg 0.47mg Succotash
Vitamin B5 0.128mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.076mg Succotash
Folate 40µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 4.1µg Chayote
Tryptophan 0.056mg 0.011mg Succotash
Threonine 0.209mg 0.04mg Succotash
Isoleucine 0.284mg 0.044mg Succotash
Leucine 0.443mg 0.077mg Succotash
Lysine 0.295mg 0.039mg Succotash
Methionine 0.068mg 0.001mg Succotash
Phenylalanine 0.243mg 0.047mg Succotash
Valine 0.306mg 0.063mg Succotash
Histidine 0.16mg 0.015mg Succotash
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.19g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.198g 0.01g Succotash
Polyunsaturated fat 0.489g 0.057g Succotash

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Succotash Chayote
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
20
Succotash
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
34
Succotash
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
30%
Succotash
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
20%
Succotash
5%
Chayote
Fats
5%
Succotash
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Succotash
Succotash is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is cheaper?
Succotash
Succotash is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Succotash
Succotash is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.162g)
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 ()
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. Succotash - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169300/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.