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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
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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

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
17%
Vegetable
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
13%
Vegetable
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Vegetable
1%
Chayote

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
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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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 contains less Sugars?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Vegetable Chayote Opinion
Calories 65 19 Vegetable
Protein 2.86 0.82 Vegetable
Fats 0.15 0.13 Vegetable
Vitamin C 3.2 7.7 Chayote
Carbs 13.09 4.51 Vegetable
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.82 0.34 Vegetable
Calcium 25 17 Vegetable
Potassium 169 125 Vegetable
Magnesium 22 12 Vegetable
Sugars 3.12 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 4.4 1.7 Vegetable
Copper 0.083 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.49 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 51 18 Vegetable
Sodium 35 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 4277 0 Vegetable
Vitamin E 0.38 0.12 Vegetable
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.071 0.025 Vegetable
Vitamin B2 0.12 0.029 Vegetable
Vitamin B3 0.851 0.47 Vegetable
Vitamin B5 0.151 0.249 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.074 0.076 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 23.5 4.1 Vegetable
Folate 19 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.031 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.01 0.01
Polyunsaturated fat 0.072 0.057 Vegetable
Tryptophan 0.029 0.011 Vegetable
Threonine 0.115 0.04 Vegetable
Isoleucine 0.139 0.044 Vegetable
Leucine 0.19 0.077 Vegetable
Lysine 0.17 0.039 Vegetable
Methionine 0.034 0.001 Vegetable
Phenylalanine 0.12 0.047 Vegetable
Valine 0.149 0.063 Vegetable
Histidine 0.073 0.015 Vegetable
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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.