1 cup boiled= 49 Calories
Jicama is a large starchy root vegetable whose edible outer that is best described as a cross between an apple and a potato, however, the flesh has a nutty succulent taste. It is a great source of dietary fiber and antioxidants, and has small amounts of vitamins and minerals. The oligo-fructose inulin in jicama is a zero calorie, sweet, soluble dietary fiber that does not metabolize in the body, making it great for dieters and people with diabetics. The vitamin C present in jicama can reduce inflammation and help ward off viral coughs and colds. It provides small amounts of b-complex vitamins and healthy levels of minerals such as iron, copper magnesium and manganese.
VITAMIN C: A good source.
MINERALS: Iron, copper, magnesium and manganese.
FIBER: A good source.