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What is the nutritional value of jimaca? I know it is a great source of fiber.

Jicama, a root vegetable, is often eaten raw or cooked and contains many beneficial nutritents. You are correct – they are a good source of fiber, as well as vitamin C. Additionally, they are fat free and sodium free, making them a great addition to a diet. See our Fruit and Vegetable Database for the nutritional content of jicama.
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  1. Do you have any recipes using JIMICA? I have tasted this root vegetable only in the raw form. I am featuring this veggie for our nutrition class at work . The dietician wants me to have a dish prepared for 30 people.
    Can you help me?

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