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Welsh onion vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Welsh onion and Chayote

  • Welsh onion has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, and Iron, however Chayote has more Folate, and Copper.
  • Welsh onion's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 158% more.
  • Welsh onion has 4 times more Iron than Chayote. Welsh onion has 1.22mg of Iron, while Chayote has 0.34mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Onions, welsh, 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 +258.8%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.2%
Contains more Copper +75.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Calcium - 17
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 46% 6% 19% 17% 24% 15% 22% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +258.8%
Contains more Potassium +69.6%
Contains more Magnesium +91.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.2%
Contains more Copper +75.7%
Contains more Zinc +42.3%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
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 C +250.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4617.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.3%
Contains more Folate +481.3%
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 90% 70% 11% 0% 13% 21% 8% 11% 17% 0% 484% 12%
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 C +250.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +210.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +4617.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +47.3%
Contains more Folate +481.3%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.076

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
61
Welsh onion
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
18
Welsh onion
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
11%
Welsh onion
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
7%
Welsh onion
5%
Chayote
Fats
2%
Welsh onion
1%
Chayote

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.
Welsh onion 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

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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?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Welsh onion
Welsh onion is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.52g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chayote
Chayote is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Welsh onion Chayote Opinion
Calories 34 19 Welsh onion
Protein 1.9 0.82 Welsh onion
Fats 0.4 0.13 Welsh onion
Vitamin C 27 7.7 Welsh onion
Net carbs 4.099999904632568 2.809999942779541 Welsh onion
Carbs 6.5 4.51 Welsh onion
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.22 0.34 Welsh onion
Calcium 18 17 Welsh onion
Potassium 212 125 Welsh onion
Magnesium 23 12 Welsh onion
Sugar 2.18 1.66 Chayote
Fiber 2.4 1.7 Welsh onion
Copper 0.07 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.52 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 49 18 Welsh onion
Sodium 17 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 1160 0 Welsh onion
Vitamin E 0.51 0.12 Welsh onion
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.05 0.025 Welsh onion
Vitamin B2 0.09 0.029 Welsh onion
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.47 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.169 0.249 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.072 0.076 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 193.4 4.1 Welsh onion
Folate 16 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.067 0.028 Chayote
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056 0.01 Welsh onion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.156 0.057 Welsh onion
Tryptophan 0.021 0.011 Welsh onion
Threonine 0.074 0.04 Welsh onion
Isoleucine 0.081 0.044 Welsh onion
Leucine 0.113 0.077 Welsh onion
Lysine 0.095 0.039 Welsh onion
Methionine 0.021 0.001 Welsh onion
Phenylalanine 0.061 0.047 Welsh onion
Valine 0.084 0.063 Welsh onion
Histidine 0.033 0.015 Welsh onion
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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. Welsh onion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170007/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.