Chayote

Chayote

Chayote

Vitamin C
15%
Folate
30%
Manganese
10%
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Benefits

  • Good Source of Vitamin C, which supports a healthy immune system.
  • Excellent Source of Folate, which supports heart health.
  • Good Source of Manganese, which supports energy metabolism.
Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 cup (132g)

Amount per serving
Calories 25 Calories from fat: 0
% Daily Value*
Fat 0 g 0 %
Saturated 0 g 0 %
Trans 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0 %
Sodium 3 mg 0 %
Potassium 170 mg 5 %
Carbohydrate 6 g 2 %
Fiber 2 g 8 %
Sugars 2 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 0 %
Vitamin C 15 %
Calcium 2 %
Iron 2 %
Folate 30 %
Manganese 10 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Chayote is a tropical member of the cucumber and squash family, but is actually a fruit. Except for the seed, the entire fruit is edible. It is an excellent source of folate and a good source of vitamin C. Both nutrients contribute to a healthy heart and vascular system.

How To Store

It can be stored for up to one month uncovered in a cool, dark place, or in a plastic bag refrigerated for up to a week.

How To Select

Select a firm, unblemished, clear-green chayote.

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