Chayote is a type of vegetable pear that is originated from Mexico. It is a type of plant that is mostly used during the summer season. Just like the melons and the cucumbers, it can be consumed in multiple forms. Vegetable and meat dishes can be prepared using this gourd plant. It is equally good in raw form as well.

The plant offers multiple advantages to the consumers; likewise regular intake can have anti-inflammatory effect onto the health. There are multiple kinds of nutrients available in this vegetable that can help maintain a good body health. The amount of high fiber in it is very much supportive for controlling blood sugar levels.

An older chayote can have wrinkles onto the skin, it can also get dry and tough if not used fresh. It can be stuffed and baked using different recipes. It can also be mashed, fried and boiled for the servings.