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Jícama nutrition chart, glycemic index and rich nutrients

Yambean (jicama), raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

What is Jícama rich in: TOP 5 nutrients.

Jícama
richer than 81% foods
richer than 81% foods
Rich in Carbs
richer than 49% foods
Rich in Folate, food
richer than 47% foods
Rich in Carotene, beta
richer than 46% foods
81% Fiber
81% Vitamin C
49% Carbs
47% Folate, food
46% Carotene, beta
Explanation: This food contains more Fiber than 81% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (19%) which contain more Fiber, this food itself is rich in Fiber more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Vitamin C, Carbs, Folate, food and Carotene, beta

Jícama Glycemic index (GI)

15
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Macronutrients chart

Protein:
Daily Value: 1%
0.72 g of 50 g
1%
Fats:
Daily Value: 0%
0.09 g of 65 g
0%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 3%
8.82 g of 300 g
3%
Water:
Daily Value: 5%
90.07 g of 2,000 g
5%
Other:
0.3 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___ servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per Serving
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 4mg
3%
TotalCarbohydrate 9g
20%
Dietary Fiber 5g
Total Sugars 2g
Includes 1g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 12mg 1%

Iron 1mg 6%

Potassium 150mg 4%

*
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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High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
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Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
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Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
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Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
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Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium: 12 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.6 mg of 18 mg 3%
Magnesium: 12 mg of 400 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 18 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Potassium: 150 mg of 3,500 mg 4%
Sodium: 4 mg of 2,400 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.16 mg of 15 mg 1%
Copper: 0.048 mg of 2 mg 2%
Manganese: 0.06 mg of 2 mg 3%
Selenium: 0.7 µg of 70 µg 1%
Choline: 13.6 mg of 550 mg 2%

Mineral chart - relative view

Manganese
0.06 mg
TOP 65%
Potassium
150 mg
TOP 71%
Calcium
12 mg
TOP 71%
Iron
0.6 mg
TOP 73%
Magnesium
12 mg
TOP 80%
Copper
0.048 mg
TOP 81%
Choline
13.6 mg
TOP 82%
Selenium
0.7 mg
TOP 86%
Zinc
0.16 mg
TOP 87%
Phosphorus
18 mg
TOP 89%
Sodium
4 mg
TOP 92%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A: 21 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.46 mg of 20 mg 2%
Vitamin D: 0 IU of 400 IU 0%
Vitamin C: 20.2 mg of 60 mg 34%
Vitamin B1: 0.02 mg of 2 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.029 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.2 mg of 20 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.135 mg of 10 mg 1%
Vitamin B6: 0.042 mg of 2 mg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 6 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 0.3 µg of 80 µg 0%
Folic acid (B9): 0 µg of 400 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
20.2 µg
TOP 19%
Vitamin A
21 µg
TOP 58%
Vitamin E
0.46 µg
TOP 58%
Vitamin B6
0.042 µg
TOP 82%
Vitamin K
0.3 µg
TOP 84%
Vitamin B5
0.135 µg
TOP 86%
Vitamin B3
0.2 µg
TOP 87%
Vitamin B2
0.029 µg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B1
0.02 µg
TOP 88%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Folic acid (B9)
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan: 0 mg of 280 mg 0%
Threonine: 18 mg of 1,050 mg 2%
Isoleucine: 16 mg of 1,400 mg 1%
Leucine: 25 mg of 2,730 mg 1%
Lysine: 26 mg of 2,100 mg 1%
Methionine: 7 mg of 1,050 mg 1%
Phenylalanine: 17 mg of 1,750 mg 1%
Valine: 22 mg of 1,820 mg 1%
Histidine: 19 mg of 700 mg 3%

Fat type information

Saturated Fat: 0.021 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.043 g
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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