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Jícama (yam bean) nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Yambean (jicama), cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Jícama (yam bean)

Jícama (yam bean)
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
Check out our full article on Jícama (yam bean) glycemic index
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286364768
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
17 (low)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 38
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 8.82 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. -2.3 (alkaline)
TOP 22% Vitamin C ⓘHigher in Vitamin C content than 78% of foods
TOP 48% Net carbs ⓘHigher in Net carbs content than 52% of foods
TOP 51% Carbs ⓘHigher in Carbs content than 49% of foods
TOP 59% Vitamin A ⓘHigher in Vitamin A content than 41% of foods
TOP 65% Folate, food ⓘHigher in Folate, food content than 35% of foods

Jícama (yam bean) calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 38

Jícama (yam bean) Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
Check out our full article on Jícama (yam bean) glycemic index
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/286364768
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
17

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 22% 8% 7% 12% 1% 5% 16% 8% 4%
Calcium: 11 mg of 1,000 mg 1%
Iron: 0.57 mg of 8 mg 7%
Magnesium: 11 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 16 mg of 700 mg 2%
Potassium: 135 mg of 3,400 mg 4%
Sodium: 4 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.15 mg of 11 mg 1%
Copper: 0.046 mg of 1 mg 5%
Manganese: 0.057 mg of 2 mg 2%
Selenium: 0.7 µg of 55 µg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Manganese
0.057 mg
TOP 65%
Calcium
11 mg
TOP 74%
Potassium
135 mg
TOP 74%
Iron
0.57 mg
TOP 74%
Magnesium
11 mg
TOP 82%
Copper
0.046 mg
TOP 82%
Selenium
0.7 µg
TOP 86%
Zinc
0.15 mg
TOP 87%
Phosphorus
16 mg
TOP 90%
Sodium
4 mg
TOP 92%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 0% 0% 47% 5% 7% 4% 8% 10% 6% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A: 19 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 14.1 mg of 90 mg 16%
Vitamin B1: 0.017 mg of 1 mg 1%
Vitamin B2: 0.028 mg of 1 mg 2%
Vitamin B3: 0.19 mg of 16 mg 1%
Vitamin B5: 0.121 mg of 5 mg 2%
Vitamin B6: 0.04 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 8 µg of 400 µg 2%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%
Vitamin K: 0 µg of 120 µg 0%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin C
14.1 mg
TOP 22%
Vitamin A
19 IU
TOP 59%
Folate
8 µg
TOP 68%
Vitamin B6
0.04 mg
TOP 83%
Vitamin B5
0.121 mg
TOP 87%
Vitamin B3
0.19 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B2
0.028 mg
TOP 88%
Vitamin B1
0.017 mg
TOP 89%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

9% 88%
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

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 0% 6% 4% 3% 4% 2% 3% 4% 9%
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%

All nutrients for Jícama (yam bean) per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 38kcal 2% 91% 1.2 times less than OrangeOrange
Protein 0.72g 2% 88% 3.9 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 0.09g 0% 94% 370.1 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 14.1mg 16% 22% 3.8 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 8.82g N/A 48% 6.1 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 8.82g 3% 51% 3.2 times less than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 0.57mg 7% 74% 4.6 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 11mg 1% 74% 11.4 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 135mg 4% 74% 1.1 times less than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 11mg 3% 82% 12.7 times less than AlmondAlmond
Copper 0.05mg 5% 82% 3.1 times less than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 0.15mg 1% 87% 42.1 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 16mg 2% 90% 11.4 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 4mg 0% 92% 122.5 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 19IU 0% 59% 879.3 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0% 72%
Selenium 0.7µg 1% 86%
Manganese 0.06mg 2% 65%
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 1% 89% 15.6 times less than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.03mg 2% 88% 4.6 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 0.19mg 1% 88% 50.4 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.12mg 2% 87% 9.3 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.04mg 3% 83% 3 times less than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Folate 8µg 2% 68% 7.6 times less than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Threonine 0.02mg 0% 97% 40 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 0.02mg 0% 97% 57.1 times less than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 0.03mg 0% 97% 97.2 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 0.03mg 0% 97% 17.4 times less than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.01mg 0% 97% 13.7 times less than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 0.02mg 0% 97% 39.3 times less than EggEgg
Valine 0.02mg 0% 97% 92.2 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.02mg 0% 95% 39.4 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 38
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 4mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate 9g
0%
Dietary Fiber 0g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 11mg 1%

Iron 1mg 13%

Potassium 135mg 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
ok
 ⓘ 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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Jícama (yam bean) nutrition infographic

Jícama (yam bean) nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. 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/170074/nutrients

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