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Tomatillo vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Tomatillo and Chayote

  • Tomatillo has more Manganese, and Vitamin B3, however Chayote is higher in Folate.
  • Tomatillo covers your daily need of Manganese 6644% more than Chayote.
  • Tomatillo has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Chayote. While Tomatillo has 1.85mg of Vitamin B3, Chayote has only 0.47mg.
  • Chayote has less Sugar.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Tomatillos, 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 +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +114.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +236.4%
Contains more Copper +55.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 24% 15% 17% 24% 1% 6% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +116.7%
Contains more Potassium +114.4%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Zinc +236.4%
Contains more Copper +55.7%

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 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.7%
Contains more Folate +1228.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 7% 8% 0% 39% 11% 9% 35% 9% 13% 6% 0% 26%
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 E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +51.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +20.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +293.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +146.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +66%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.7%
Contains more Folate +1228.6%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tomatillo Chayote Opinion
Net carbs 3.94g 2.81g Tomatillo
Protein 0.96g 0.82g Tomatillo
Fats 1.02g 0.13g Tomatillo
Carbs 5.84g 4.51g Tomatillo
Calories 32kcal 19kcal Tomatillo
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 3.93g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 1.9g 1.7g Tomatillo
Calcium 7mg 17mg Chayote
Iron 0.62mg 0.34mg Tomatillo
Magnesium 20mg 12mg Tomatillo
Phosphorus 39mg 18mg Tomatillo
Potassium 268mg 125mg Tomatillo
Sodium 1mg 2mg Tomatillo
Zinc 0.22mg 0.74mg Chayote
Copper 0.079mg 0.123mg Chayote
Vitamin A 114IU 0IU Tomatillo
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.12mg Tomatillo
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 11.7mg 7.7mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B1 0.044mg 0.025mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B2 0.035mg 0.029mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B3 1.85mg 0.47mg Tomatillo
Vitamin B5 0.15mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.056mg 0.076mg Chayote
Folate 7µg 93µg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 10.1µg 4.1µg Tomatillo
Tryptophan mg 0.011mg Chayote
Threonine mg 0.04mg Chayote
Isoleucine mg 0.044mg Chayote
Leucine mg 0.077mg Chayote
Lysine mg 0.039mg Chayote
Methionine mg 0.001mg Chayote
Phenylalanine mg 0.047mg Chayote
Valine mg 0.063mg Chayote
Histidine mg 0.015mg Chayote
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.139g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.155g 0.01g Tomatillo
Polyunsaturated fat 0.417g 0.057g Tomatillo

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Tomatillo 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
13
Tomatillo
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
14
Tomatillo
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%
Tomatillo
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
6%
Tomatillo
5%
Chayote
Fats
5%
Tomatillo
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tomatillo
Tomatillo is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.111g)
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 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. Tomatillo - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168566/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.