Yam - nutrition vitamins and health benefits
Glycemic index, carbohydrates, fiber, protein, fat and other macroelements in yam
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Compared to other vegetables, yam is distinguished by the content of fiber, potassium, protein and vitamin B6. It also contains dose of iron, magnesium and phosphorus.
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yam - vitamins per 100g
- Vitaminium A 138 IU
- Vitaminium B1 (Thiamine) 0.112 mg
- Vitaminium B2 (riboflavin) 0.032 mg
- Vitaminium B3 (Niacin) 0.552 mg
- Vitaminium B5 0.314 mg
- Vitaminium B6 0.293 mg
- Vitaminium B9 (Folic acid) 23 mcg
- Vitaminium C 17.1 mg
- Vitaminium E 0.35 mg
- Vitaminium K 2.3 mg
Energy content of yam
- 94% CARBS
- 5% PROTEIN
- 1% FAT
yam - minerals per 100g
- Potassium 816 mg
- Phosphorus 55 mg
- Magnessium 21 mg
- Calcium 17 mg
- Sodium 9 mg
- Iron 0.54 mg
- Zink 0.24 mg
- Beta karoten 83 mg
Yam - nutrition per 100g
How much protein in yams?
Yam has 1.53 g protein per 100g.
Medium size yam (240 g) has about 3.7 g of protein.
How much carbs in yam?
Yam has 27.88 g carbs (carbohydrates) per 100g.
Medium size yam (240 g) has about 66.9 g of carbs.
How much does a yam weight? (what is weight of yam)
Medium size yam (edible part) weights about.240g.
How much dietary fiber in yam?
Yam has about 4.1 g dietary fiber per 100g.
Medium size yam (240 g) has about 9.8 g of dietary fiber. It is about 33% of daily dietary fiber intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?
Does yam have gluten?
Yam has no gluten. It seems safe people sensitive to gluten or with diagnosed celiac disease.
How much vitaminium C does yam have?
Yam has 17.1 mg of vitaminium C per 100g.
Medium size yam (240 g) has about 41.04 mg of vitaminium C. It is about 21% of daily vitaminium C intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?
How much magnessium does yam have?
Yam has 21 mg of magnessium per 100g.
Medium size yam (240 g) has about 50.4 mg of magnessium. It is about 13% of daily magnessium intake for adult person with medium weight and medium activity. ?
Waht is glycemic index of yam?
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