Chayote

Chayote

Chayote

Calories
17
Cholesterol
0mg
Fiber
2g
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Benefits

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

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1/2 cup, cooked (80g)

Amount per serving
Calories 17 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 138 mg 0 %
Carbohydrate 4 g 0 %
Fiber 2 g 8 %
Sugars 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin A 0 %
Vitamin C 13 %
Calcium 0 %
Iron 0 %

*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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