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Chayote nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

Chayote, fruit, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chayote

Chayote
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
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Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (1" pieces) (132 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-2.1 (alkaline)
Calories
19
76% Folate, food
75% Folate
74% Vitamin C
66% Folate, DFE
60% Fiber
Explanation: The given food contains more Folate, food than 76% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Folate, food than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Folate, Vitamin C, Folate, DFE, and Fiber.

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Macronutrients chart

5% 95%
Protein:
Daily Value: 2%
0.82 g of 50 g
2%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.13 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 2%
4.51 g of 300 g
2%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
94.24 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.3 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Amount Per 100g
Calories 19
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
2%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
8%
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 17mg 2%

Iron 0mg 0%

Potassium 125mg 4%

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The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 13% 9% 8% 12% 1% 21% 41% 25% 2% 6%
Calcium: 17 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 0.34 mg of 8 mg 4%
Magnesium: 12 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 18 mg of 700 mg 3%
Potassium: 125 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.74 mg of 11 mg 7%
Copper: 0.123 mg of 1 mg 14%
Manganese: 0.189 mg of 2 mg 8%
Selenium: 0.2 µg of 55 µg 0%
Choline: 9.2 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
0.123 mg
TOP 44%
Manganese
0.189 mg
TOP 52%
Calcium
17 mg
TOP 59%
Zinc
0.74 mg
TOP 60%
Potassium
125 mg
TOP 77%
Magnesium
12 mg
TOP 80%
Iron
0.34 mg
TOP 83%
Choline
9.2 mg
TOP 86%
Phosphorus
18 mg
TOP 89%
Selenium
0.2 µg
TOP 94%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 26% 7% 7% 9% 15% 18% 70% 0% 11%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.12 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 7.7 mg of 90 mg 9%
Vitamin B1: 0.025 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B2: 0.029 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.47 mg of 16 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.249 mg of 5 mg 5%
Vitamin B6: 0.076 mg of 1 mg 6%
Folate: 93 µg of 400 µg 23%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 4.1 µg of 120 µg 3%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
93 µg
TOP 25%
Vitamin C
7.7 mg
TOP 26%
Vitamin K
4.1 µg
TOP 58%
Vitamin B6
0.076 mg
TOP 71%
Vitamin B5
0.249 mg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B3
0.47 mg
TOP 79%
Vitamin E
0.12 mg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B1
0.025 mg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B2
0.029 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 12% 12% 10% 9% 6% 1% 9% 11% 7%
Tryptophan: 11 mg of 280 mg 4%
Threonine: 40 mg of 1,050 mg 4%
Isoleucine: 44 mg of 1,400 mg 3%
Leucine: 77 mg of 2,730 mg 3%
Lysine: 39 mg of 2,100 mg 2%
Methionine: 1 mg of 1,050 mg 0%
Phenylalanine: 47 mg of 1,750 mg 3%
Valine: 63 mg of 1,820 mg 3%
Histidine: 15 mg of 700 mg 2%

Fat type information

0.028% 0.01% 0.057%
Saturated Fat: 0.028 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.057 g

Fiber content ratio for Chayote

1.66% 1.7% 1.15%
Sugar: 1.66 g
Fiber: 1.7 g
Other: 1.15 g

All nutrients for Chayote per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 2% 87% 0.82g 3.4 times less than Broccoli
Fats 0% 91% 0.13g 256.2 times less than Cheese
Carbs 2% 61% 4.51g 6.2 times less than Rice
Calories 1% 97% 19kcal 2.5 times less than Orange
Sugar 0% 62% 1.66g 5.4 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 7% 40% 1.7g 1.4 times less than Orange
Calcium 2% 59% 17mg 7.4 times less than Milk
Iron 4% 83% 0.34mg 7.6 times less than Beef
Magnesium 3% 80% 12mg 11.7 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 3% 89% 18mg 10.1 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 4% 77% 125mg 1.2 times less than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 96% 2mg 245 times less than White Bread
Zinc 7% 60% 0.74mg 8.5 times less than Beef
Copper 14% 44% 0.12mg 1.2 times less than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 84% 0.12mg 12.2 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 9% 26% 7.7mg 6.9 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 2% 84% 0.03mg 10.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 2% 88% 0.03mg 4.5 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 3% 79% 0.47mg 20.4 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 5% 78% 0.25mg 4.5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 6% 71% 0.08mg 1.6 times less than Oat
Folate 23% 25% 93µg 1.5 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 3% 58% 4.1µg 24.8 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 95% 0.01mg 27.7 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 95% 0.04mg 18 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 94% 0.04mg 20.8 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 94% 0.08mg 31.6 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 96% 0.04mg 11.6 times less than Tofu
Methionine 0% 99% 0mg 96 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 94% 0.05mg 14.2 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 94% 0.06mg 32.2 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 96% 0.02mg 49.9 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 89% 0.03g 210.5 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 92% 0.01g 979.9 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 89% 0.06g 827.6 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170402/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.
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