A Guide to Jicama for the Low Carb Dieter

A Guide to Jicama for the Low Carb Dieter by Vanesa Romero in the September 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine.

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Jicama, pronounced “hee-ka-ma,” is a root vegetable native to Mexico. It is a member of the morning glory family and is related to the sweet potato, but more closely resembles water chestnuts in color, texture, and flavor. With 5g net carbs per cup of raw jicama, it makes a relatively lower carb alternative. Learn more about this topic by reading the full article in the September 2013 issue of CarbSmart Magazine available in iTunes.

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