Jicama Nutritional Value

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Jicama Nutritional valueJicama is a very versatile vegetable that contains essential Nutrients, vitamins and Minerals. Consuming 100 gram of Jicama offers 14.1 mg of Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid), 4.9 g of Total dietary fiber, 8.82 g of carbohydrate, 0.046 mg of Copper, 0.04 mg of Vitamin B6 and 0.46 mg of Vitamin E. Moreover many Amino acids like 0.019 g of Histidine, 0.022 g of Valine, 0.018 g of Threonine, 0.016 g of Isoleucine and 0.026 g of Lysine are also found in 100 gram of the fruit.

Nutritional value of Jicama
Serving Size:1 Cup, 100 g

Calories 38 Kcal. Calories from Fat 0.81 Kcal.

Proximity Amount % DV
Water 90.07 g
Energy 38 Kcal
Energy 159 kJ
Protein 0.72 g 1.44%
Total Fat (lipid) 0.09 g 0.26%
Ash 0.3 g
Carbohydrate 8.82 g 6.78%
Total dietary Fiber 4.9 g 12.89%
Total Sugars 1.8 g

Minerals Amount % DV
Iron, Fe 0.57 mg 7.13%
Copper, Cu 0.046 mg 5.11%
Potassium, K 135 mg 2.87%
Magnesium, Mg 11 mg 2.62%
Manganese, Mn 0.057 mg 2.48%
Phosphorus, P 16 mg 2.29%
Zinc, Zn 0.15 mg 1.36%
Selenium, Se 0.7 µg 1.27%
Calcium, Ca 11 mg 1.10%
Sodium, Na 4 mg 0.27%

Vitamins Amount % DV
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 14.1 mg 15.67%
Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine) 0.04 mg 3.08%
Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) 0.46 mg 3.07%
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.121 mg 2.42%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.028 mg 2.15%
Vitamin B9 (Folate, Folic acid) 8 µg 2.00%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.017 mg 1.42%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.19 mg 1.19%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) 0.3 µg 0.25%
Vitamin A 1 µg 0.14%
Choline 13.6 mg
Beta Carotene 13 µg

Amino Acids Amount % DV
Histidine 0.019 g 1.54%
Valine 0.022 g 1.04%
Threonine 0.018 g 1.02%
Isoleucine 0.016 g 0.96%
Lysine 0.026 g 0.78%
Leucine 0.025 g 0.68%
Methionine 0.007 g
Cystine 0.006 g
Phenylalanine 0.017 g
Tyrosine 0.012 g
Arginine 0.037 g
Alanine 0.02 g
Aspartic acid 0.2 g
Glutamic acid 0.043 g
Glycine 0.016 g
Proline 0.025 g
Serine 0.025 g

Lipids Amount % DV
Saturated Fatty acids Total  0.021 g
Palmitic acid 16:00 (Hexadecanoic acid) 0.018 g
Stearic acid 18:00 (Octadecanoic acid) 0.002 g
Monounsaturated Fatty acids
Oleic acid 18:1 (octadecenoic acid) 0.005 g
Polyunsaturated Fatty acids  
Linoleic acid 18:2 (octadecadienoic acid) 0.029 g
Linolenic acid 18:3 (Octadecatrienoic acid) 0.014 g

*Above mentioned Percent Daily Values (%DVs) are based on 2,000 calorie diet intake. Daily values (DVs) may be different depending upon your daily calorie needs. Mentioned values are recommended by a U.S. Department of Agriculture. They are not healthbenefitstimes.com recommendations. Calculations are based on average age of 19 to 50 years and weighs 194 lbs.

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