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.
|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 %|
*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.