United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11603, Yambean (jicama), raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Pachyrhizus spp.
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.03   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.78   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 8%   Refuse Description:   Ends and skin
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup slices 120 g

cup 130 g

large 1,200 g

medium 659 g

slice 6 g

small 365 g
Proximates Water g 90.07 3 0.810 108.08 117.09 1080.84 593.56 5.40 328.76
Proximates Energy kcal 38 -- -- 46 49 456 250 2 139
Proximates Energy kJ 159 -- -- 191 207 1908 1048 10 580
Proximates Protein g 0.72 2 -- 0.86 0.94 8.64 4.74 0.04 2.63
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.09 2 -- 0.11 0.12 1.08 0.59 0.01 0.33
Proximates Ash g 0.30 2 -- 0.36 0.39 3.60 1.98 0.02 1.09
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 8.82 -- -- 10.58 11.47 105.84 58.12 0.53 32.19
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 4.9 -- -- 5.9 6.4 58.8 32.3 0.3 17.9
Proximates Sugars, total g 1.80 -- -- 2.16 2.34 21.60 11.86 0.11 6.57
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 12 2 -- 14 16 144 79 1 44
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 0.60 1 -- 0.72 0.78 7.20 3.95 0.04 2.19
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 12 3 2.000 14 16 144 79 1 44
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 18 2 -- 22 23 216 119 1 66
Minerals Potassium, K mg 150 3 13.000 180 195 1800 988 9 548
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 4 3 1.000 5 5 48 26 0 15
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.16 2 -- 0.19 0.21 1.92 1.05 0.01 0.58
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.048 2 -- 0.058 0.062 0.576 0.316 0.003 0.175
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.060 2 -- 0.072 0.078 0.720 0.395 0.004 0.219
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.7 -- -- 0.8 0.9 8.4 4.6 0.0 2.6
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 20.2 2 -- 24.2 26.3 242.4 133.1 1.2 73.7
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.020 2 -- 0.024 0.026 0.240 0.132 0.001 0.073
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.029 2 -- 0.035 0.038 0.348 0.191 0.002 0.106
Vitamins Niacin mg 0.200 2 -- 0.240 0.260 2.400 1.318 0.012 0.730
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.135 2 -- 0.162 0.176 1.620 0.890 0.008 0.493
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.042 3 0.003 0.050 0.055 0.504 0.277 0.003 0.153
Vitamins Folate, total µg 12 2 -- 14 16 144 79 1 44
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 12 2 -- 14 16 144 79 1 44
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 12 -- -- 14 16 144 79 1 44
Vitamins Choline, total mg 13.6 -- -- 16.3 17.7 163.2 89.6 0.8 49.6
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 1 -- -- 1 1 12 7 0 4
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 13 -- -- 16 17 156 86 1 47
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 21 -- -- 25 27 252 138 1 77
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.46 -- -- 0.55 0.60 5.52 3.03 0.03 1.68
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 0.3 -- -- 0.4 0.4 3.6 2.0 0.0 1.1
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.021 -- -- 0.025 0.027 0.252 0.138 0.001 0.077
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.018 -- -- 0.022 0.023 0.216 0.119 0.001 0.066
Lipids 18:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.002 0.003 0.024 0.013 0.000 0.007
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.005 -- -- 0.006 0.007 0.060 0.033 0.000 0.018
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.005 -- -- 0.006 0.007 0.060 0.033 0.000 0.018
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.043 -- -- 0.052 0.056 0.516 0.283 0.003 0.157
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.029 -- -- 0.035 0.038 0.348 0.191 0.002 0.106
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.014 -- -- 0.017 0.018 0.168 0.092 0.001 0.051
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.018 -- -- 0.022 0.023 0.216 0.119 0.001 0.066
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.016 -- -- 0.019 0.021 0.192 0.105 0.001 0.058
Amino Acids Leucine g 0.025 -- -- 0.030 0.033 0.300 0.165 0.002 0.091
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.026 -- -- 0.031 0.034 0.312 0.171 0.002 0.095
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.007 -- -- 0.008 0.009 0.084 0.046 0.000 0.026
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.006 -- -- 0.007 0.008 0.072 0.040 0.000 0.022
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 0.017 -- -- 0.020 0.022 0.204 0.112 0.001 0.062
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.012 -- -- 0.014 0.016 0.144 0.079 0.001 0.044
Amino Acids Valine g 0.022 -- -- 0.026 0.029 0.264 0.145 0.001 0.080
Amino Acids Arginine g 0.037 -- -- 0.044 0.048 0.444 0.244 0.002 0.135
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.019 -- -- 0.023 0.025 0.228 0.125 0.001 0.069
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.020 -- -- 0.024 0.026 0.240 0.132 0.001 0.073
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 0.200 -- -- 0.240 0.260 2.400 1.318 0.012 0.730
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 0.043 -- -- 0.052 0.056 0.516 0.283 0.003 0.157
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.016 -- -- 0.019 0.021 0.192 0.105 0.001 0.058
Amino Acids Proline g 0.025 -- -- 0.030 0.033 0.300 0.165 0.002 0.091
Amino Acids Serine g 0.025 -- -- 0.030 0.033 0.300 0.165 0.002 0.091
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0 0 0 0 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1738 JICAMA
  • C0240 ROOT, TUBER OR BULB, WITHOUT PEEL
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION