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Fiber in 1/2 cup yam


What are the nutritional ingredients in a 1/2 Cup Yam?     How many calories in 1/2 Cup Yam?

Yam - 1/2 cup yam

A 1/2 Cup Yam of Yam contains about 3.1g Fiber per serving.
1/2 cup yam
Serving Size:
(1/2 cup serving)
Source: USDA
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Nutrition Facts Summary for 1/2 cup yam
Total Fat
Sat. Fat
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Total Carbs
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: (1/2 Cup Serving)

Amount Per Serving
Calories 88  Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.13g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.03g 0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.06g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7mg 0%
Potassium 0mg  
Total Carbohydrates 20.91g 7%
Dietary Fiber 3.1g 12%
Sugars 0.38g  
Protein 1.15g  
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 1%
Iron 2%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 300g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g

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In a 1/2 cup yam ( (1/2 Cup Serving) ) there are about 88 calories out of which 1 calories come from fat. The total fat content of (1/2 Cup Serving) 1/2 cup yam is 0.13 g. Within the fat content, a 1/2 cup yam contains 0.03 g of saturated fat, 0 g of trans fat, 0.06 g of polyunsaturated fat and 0 g of monounsaturated fat.

To reduce the risk of heart diseases, it is best to consume items low in cholesterol and the cholesterol count in a (1/2 Cup Serving) 1/2 cup yam is 0 mg.

A food item is considered high in fiber if the fiber content is over 5g. A (1/2 Cup Serving) 1/2 cup yam contains about 3.1 g of fiber. Food items high in fiber are good and come with many health benefits. High fiber foods help in lowering cholesterol levels. Try to increase your daily fiber intake to at least 30 grams per day.

When reading the nutrition facts label also pay close attention to the sodium levels. It’s recommended to limit your daily sodium intake to 2000 mg or 2 grams per day. A single (1/2 Cup Serving) 1/2 cup yam contains about 7 mg of sodium. Sodium causes the body to retain water and a low sodium diet helps in controlling high blood pressure and water build up. Any item containing less than 5 mg of sodium is considered a no sodium item and considered low sodium if the sodium content is below 140 mg per serving.

Carbohydrates are important for a healthy diet however, you must choose complex carbohydrates such as found in whole grain, pasta, lentils, brown rice, beans, fruits and vegetables, to maintain a good healthy diet. Total carbs in a 1/2 cup yam is 20.91 (g), 7% of daily value.

Sugar in a 1/2 cup yam is about 0.38 g and the amount of protein in a 1/2 cup yam is approximately 1.15 g.

Please refer to the nutrition facts label seen to the left for a full breakdown of complete nutrition found in a 1/2 cup yam .

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