Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2007
Note: Jícama is a round root vegetable with thin brown skin and white crunchy flesh. It has a slightly sweet and nutty flavor.
Serving Size: generous 1 cup
287 calories; protein 2.5g 5% DV; carbohydrates 22.7g 7% DV; exchange other carbs 1.5; dietary fiber 9.7g 39% DV; sugars 9.2g; fat 22.5g 35% DV; saturated fat 3.2g 16% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 383IU 8% DV; vitamin c 54.2mg 90% DV; folate 82.3mcg 21% DV; calcium 44.9mg 5% DV; iron 1.2mg 7% DV; magnesium 36.3mg 13% DV; potassium 562.5mg 16% DV; sodium 300.4mg 12% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV.
2 fruit, 4 1/2 fat