Results for: Jicama

What is jicama?

Jícama Alternate names: Yam bean, Mexican yam bean, ahipa, saa got , Chinese potato, Mexican potato, Chinese turnip, Mexican turnip Characteristics: Pronounced " HEE (MORE)
In Health

What is jicama good for?

Jicama is good for those wanting to add fiber to their diet. Italso has needed vitamins, and is low in calories.

Is jicama a lipid?

Jicama ( Pachyrhizus erosus ), also known as Mexican turnip, is a vegetable. Lipids are basic compounds that build up many structures in living organisms. Jicama doesn't conta (MORE)

What else can you use a Jicama for?

I had a delicious sandwich in San Diego with Jicama slices on it. The sandwich had smoked chicken, tomatoes and a chipotle pepper mayo on thick multigrain bread. The jicama ad (MORE)
In Legumes

Is jicama a legume?

Jicama is considered a legume and is sometimes called a mexican turnup. Also known as Heekamah.