The Many Health Benefits of Jicama

Healing Potential

Researchers are only beginning to explore the healing power of jicama. Recent studies have shown that eating it on a regular basis has the following health benefits:

  • Low caloric content
  • Helps combat constipation
  • Effectiveness against diabetes, obesity and colon cancer
  • Reduces triglycerides
  • Natural antioxidant
  • Mitigates dryness of the mouth and thirst
  • Stimulates synthesis of vitamins for Complex B
  • Invigorates the immune system
  • Fat free snack
  • Prevents gastrointestinal infections
  • Helps correct gastric abnormalities like acid indigestion

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Healthy, High Quality Produce with Endless Possibilities

Jicama is a versatile root vegetable that can be enjoyed raw or cooked. Take a look at our recipes page for different ways you can make jicama a delicious, and healthy, addition to your daily diet.Discover more about jicama from our McAllen produce experts at Montero Farms by calling (956) 686-8959 today.