Chayote

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Chayote
Chayote BNC.jpg
Chayote fruit
Chayote cross section BNC.jpg
Chayote fruit cross section
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Cucurbitales
Faimily: Cucurbitaceae
Genus: Sechium
Species: S. edule
Binomial name
Sechium edule
(Jacq.) Sw.
Synonyms[1]
Chayote, fruit, raw
Nutreetional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy 80 kJ (19 kcal)
4.51 g
Succars 1.66 g
Dietary fibre 1.7 g
0.13 g
0.82 g
Vitamins
Thiamine (B1)
(2%)
0.025 mg
Riboflavin (B2)
(2%)
0.029 mg
Niacin (B3)
(3%)
0.47 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5)
(5%)
0.249 mg
Vitamin B6
(6%)
0.076 mg
Folate (B9)
(23%)
93 μg
Vitamin C
(9%)
7.7 mg
Vitamin E
(1%)
0.12 mg
Vitamin K
(4%)
4.1 μg
Minerals
Calcium
(2%)
17 mg
Airn
(3%)
0.34 mg
Magnesium
(3%)
12 mg
Phosphorus
(3%)
18 mg
Potassium
(3%)
125 mg
Zinc
(8%)
0.74 mg

Percentages are roughly approximated uisin US recommendations for adults.
Source: USDA Nutrient Database

Chayote[1] (Sechium edule) is an edible plant alangin tae the gourd faimily Cucurbitaceae, alang wi melons, cucumbers an squash.

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