Boma Apple and Jicama salad Recipe

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

The food contains 32.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and low 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. Its sugar content is among the bottom 20 percentile. This is for people watching their sugar intake. With 3 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its average fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's average MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

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 low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

It belongs to Mexican cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Boma Apple and Jicama salad has been given a composite ranking of 92, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein6%
 Calories from Fat30%
 Calories from Carbs64%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Very high in Dietary Fiber
  • Very low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A1525 IU30.5%
Vitamin C42.4 mg70.7%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E2 mg6.5%
Thiamin0.07 mg4.9%
Riboflavin0.14 mg8%
Niacin0.56 mg2.8%
Vitamin B60.17 mg8.6%
Folate56.4 mcg14.1%
Vitamin B120.11 mcg1.9%
Pantothenic Acid0.42 mg4.2%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium82 mg8.2%
Iron1.6 mg9%
Magnesium41.6 mg10.4%
Phosphorus77 mg7.7%
Potassium519.1 mg14.8%
Sodium54.8 mg2.3%
Zinc0.59 mg3.9%
Copper0.15 mg7.5%
Manganese0.34 mg16.9%
Selenium2.3 mcg3.3%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate32.6 g10.9%
Dietary Fiber10.8 g43.2%
Sugars4.3 g

Protein Analysis

Protein3 g6%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat6.7 g10.3%
Saturated Fat1.4 g7%
Monounsaturated Fat4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.7 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 197 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 6.7 g 10.3%

Saturated Fat 1.4 g 7%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 4 mg 1.3%

Sodium 54.8 mg 2.3%

Total Carbohydrates 32.6 g 10.9%

Dietary Fiber 10.8 g43.2%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 30.5% Vitamin C 70.7%

Calcium 8.2% Iron 9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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