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Winter melon vs Chayote - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Winter melon and Chayote

  • Winter melon has more Vitamin B2 and Vitamin C, however Chayote has more Folate, Copper and Manganese.
  • Chayote's daily need coverage for Folate is 22% more.
  • Winter melon has 56 times more Sodium than Chayote. Winter melon has 111mg of Sodium, while Chayote has 2mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Waxgourd, (chinese preserving melon), 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
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Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +1983.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +434.8%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 15% 6% 1% 8% 8% 17% 9% 15%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 13% 6% 12% 9% 41% 21% 8% 1%
Contains more Iron +17.6%
Contains more Calcium +11.8%
Contains more Potassium +1983.3%
Contains more Magnesium +20%
Contains more Copper +434.8%
Contains more Zinc +21.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.2%
Equal in Phosphorus - 18

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 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.1%
Contains more Folate +1760%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 44% 0% 0% 0% 10% 26% 8% 8% 9% 0% 0% 4%
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 +68.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +279.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +117.1%
Contains more Folate +1760%

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
9
Winter melon
14
Chayote
Mineral Summary Score
9
Winter melon
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
2%
Winter melon
5%
Chayote
Carbohydrates
3%
Winter melon
5%
Chayote
Fats
1%
Winter melon
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.
Winter melon Chayote
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Winter melon Chayote
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Winter melon
Winter melon contains less Sugars (difference - 1.66g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winter melon
Winter melon is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is cheaper?
Winter melon
Winter melon is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chayote
Chayote contains less Sodium (difference - 109mg)
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?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes ()
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Winter melon Chayote Opinion
Calories 13 19 Chayote
Protein 0.4 0.82 Chayote
Fats 0.2 0.13 Winter melon
Vitamin C 13 7.7 Winter melon
Carbs 3 4.51 Chayote
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.4 0.34 Winter melon
Calcium 19 17 Winter melon
Potassium 6 125 Chayote
Magnesium 10 12 Chayote
Sugars 1.66 Winter melon
Fiber 2.9 1.7 Winter melon
Copper 0.023 0.123 Chayote
Zinc 0.61 0.74 Chayote
Starch
Phosphorus 19 18 Winter melon
Sodium 111 2 Chayote
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.12 Chayote
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.025 Winter melon
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.029 Winter melon
Vitamin B3 0.4 0.47 Chayote
Vitamin B5 0.133 0.249 Chayote
Vitamin B6 0.035 0.076 Chayote
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.1 Chayote
Folate 5 93 Chayote
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.016 0.028 Winter melon
Monounsaturated Fat 0.037 0.01 Winter melon
Polyunsaturated fat 0.087 0.057 Winter melon
Tryptophan 0.002 0.011 Chayote
Threonine 0.04 Chayote
Isoleucine 0.044 Chayote
Leucine 0.077 Chayote
Lysine 0.009 0.039 Chayote
Methionine 0.003 0.001 Winter melon
Phenylalanine 0.047 Chayote
Valine 0.063 Chayote
Histidine 0.015 Chayote
Fructose

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Winter melon - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170069/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.