Apple Jicama Slaw Recipe

Apple Jicama Slaw has a low-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin C.

The food contains 21.7g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and average in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 1.8 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the low fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and low PUFA.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a high density of Sodium, thus making it unsuitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Apple Jicama Slaw has been given a composite ranking of 87, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein7%
 Calories from Fat5%
 Calories from Carbs87%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

  • High in Sodium

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A591.4 IU11.8%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Vitamin C25.8 mg43%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D0 IU
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin0.78 mg3.9%Mid 40%Average
Vitamin B60 mg
Folate22.7 mcg5.7%Mid 40%Average
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium29.7 mg3%Mid 40%Average
Iron0.78 mg4.3%Mid 40%Average
Magnesium20.3 mg5.1%Mid 40%Average
Phosphorus29.7 mg3%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium243.8 mg7%Top 30%High
Sodium458 mg19.1%Top 30%High
Zinc0.78 mg5.2%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.78 mg39.1%Top 10%Very High
Selenium0.78 mcg1.1%Bottom 30%Low

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate17 g5.7%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber6.1 g24.4%Top 10%Very High
Sugars8.8 g
Glucose2.3 mg
Fructose3.1 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein1.4 g2.8%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.47 g0.72%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 90 Calories from Fat 6

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.6 g 0.92%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 586.3 mg 24.4%

Total Carbohydrates 21.7 g 7.2%

Dietary Fiber 7.8 g31.2%

Sugars 11.3 g

Protein 1.8 g 3.6%

Vitamin A 15.1% Vitamin C 55%

Calcium 3.8% Iron 5.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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