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Chayote

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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.

Benefits

All Natural Fruit

Low Calorie

A Naturally Low Fat Food

A Naturally Cholesterol Free Food

A Naturally Very Low Sodium Food

Good Source of Vitamin C

Excellent Source of Folate

Nutrition facts Nutrition Facts Serving Size 1/2 cup, cooked (80g)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 17 Calories from Fat 0 
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 138mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 0%
Dietary Fiber 2g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 1g
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:
Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Potassium 3,500mg 3,500mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

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.