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Is jicama the same thing as jeruselam artichoke?

  The Jicama (Pachyrhizus erosus) is not the same as the Jerusalem artichoke(Helianthus tuberosus) at all, the jicama is a legume while sunchokes (another name for Jerusal (MORE)
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How many calories in a jicama?

  1 cup of raw, sliced jicama is an excellent source of vitamin D (24 mg) and also contains:   Calories: 46 Protein: 0.86g Carbohydrate: 10.6g Total Fat: 0.11g (MORE)

Can jicama be eaten raw?

Jicama has a thin, light brown outer skin and white flesh. The best way to prepare jicama is to start off by peeling and discarding the outer skin. If the skin is too tough to (MORE)
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Why is the ANDI score of jicama root 75 and the ANDI score of an egg is only 27?

An Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI) score is assigned to foods based on the nutrients they contain per calorie. ANDI scores are calculated by evaluating an extensive ra (MORE)

Can guinea pigs eat jicama?

Based on my research, jicama is high in vitamin C, which guinea pigs need, and low in calcium, which is something that guinea pigs do not need. Therefore, if the guinea pig wi (MORE)