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Vegetable vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Vegetable and Chayote

  • Vegetable has more Vitamin K, Fiber, Manganese, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however Chayote is higher in Vitamin A, and Folate.
  • Vegetable covers your daily need of Vitamin A 24% more than Chayote.
  • Vegetable has 6 times more Vitamin K than Chayote. While Vegetable has 23.5µg of Vitamin K, Chayote has only 4.1µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Vegetables, mixed, frozen, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt 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 +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 31% 8% 15% 16% 28% 14% 22% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +141.2%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Potassium +35.2%
Contains more Magnesium +83.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +183.3%
Contains more Copper +48.2%
Contains more Zinc +51%
Contains less Sodium -94.3%

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +473.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 11% 257% 8% 0% 18% 28% 16% 10% 18% 0% 59% 15%
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 +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +184%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +313.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +81.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +473.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +140.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +64.9%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Vegetable Chayote Opinion
Calories 65kcal 19kcal Vegetable
Protein 2.86g 0.82g Vegetable
Fats 0.15g 0.13g Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2mg 7.7mg Chayote
Net carbs 8.69g 2.81g Vegetable
Carbs 13.09g 4.51g Vegetable
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 0.82mg 0.34mg Vegetable
Calcium 25mg 17mg Vegetable
Potassium 169mg 125mg Vegetable
Magnesium 22mg 12mg Vegetable
Sugar 3.12g 1.66g Chayote
Fiber 4.4g 1.7g Vegetable
Copper 0.083mg 0.123mg Chayote
Zinc 0.49mg 0.74mg Chayote
Starch g g
Phosphorus 51mg 18mg Vegetable
Sodium 35mg 2mg Chayote
Vitamin A 4277IU 0IU Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38mg 0.12mg Vegetable
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.071mg 0.025mg Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.029mg Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851mg 0.47mg Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151mg 0.249mg Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.074mg 0.076mg Chayote
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.5µg 4.1µg Vegetable
Folate 19µg 93µg Chayote
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.031g 0.028g Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01g 0.01g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072g 0.057g Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029mg 0.011mg Vegetable
Threonine 0.115mg 0.04mg Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139mg 0.044mg Vegetable
Leucine 0.19mg 0.077mg Vegetable
Lysine 0.17mg 0.039mg Vegetable
Methionine 0.034mg 0.001mg Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12mg 0.047mg Vegetable
Valine 0.149mg 0.063mg Vegetable
Histidine 0.073mg 0.015mg Vegetable
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Vegetable 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
36
Vegetable
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
17
Vegetable
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
17%
Vegetable
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Vegetable
Vegetable is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Vegetable
Vegetable is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 33mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.003g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
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. Vegetable - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170472/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.