Jicama Nutrition Facts


Jicama is full of important vitamins and minerals. One cup has 20 milligrams of vitamin C, more than 25% of what an adult woman needs daily. Vitamin C is needed to make collagen and has been linked to a lower risk of some cancers. Vitamin C is also an antioxidant. Jicama antioxidants help us fight … Read more

How To Tell If Jicama is Bad?


There are a few ways to tell if Jicama has gone wrong. One of the best ways is by looking at its appearance. If it’s wrinkled and discolored, it’s likely to be overripe. Another sign that it’s overripe is if it’s bluish-green or moldy. If you spot any of these signs, throw it out and try it again later.


The skin of the Jicama should be firm and smooth.