Garden asparagus vs. Jícama (yam bean) — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Garden asparagus and Jícama (yam bean)
- Garden asparagus has more Iron, Copper, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus, however, Jícama (yam bean) is higher in Vitamin C.
- Garden asparagus covers your daily Iron needs 20% more than Jícama (yam bean).
- Jícama (yam bean) contains 8 times less Vitamin B1 than Garden asparagus. Garden asparagus contains 0.143mg of Vitamin B1, while Jícama (yam bean) contains 0.017mg.
Food varieties used in this article are Asparagus, raw and Yambean (jicama), cooked, boiled, drained, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||38µg||1µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|