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What is the nutritional value of jicama?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

A cup of raw, sliced jicama provides 27 percent of the recommended daily intake (RDI) of fiber, plus 35 percent of the RDI for vitamin C, all for a mere 49 calories. In addition to being an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C, jicama is a very good source of the trace mineral molybdenum and a good source of potassium.

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