Yucca is a tubercle that comes from a tropical bush grown in America, Africa and Asia.

It has a white flesh covered by a brown woody peel.

Nutritional value: it is rich in complex carbohydrates, low on protein and fat and a great source of B vitamins (B2, B6), vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, calcium and iron.

Tapioca is a flour obtained from the manihot esculenta yucca. It has more carbohydrates, around 88 % and it has very few proteins and calories, just like regular yucca.

Nutritional information (0.1 kg)
Fiber 1.8 g
Saturates 0.07 g
Monounsaturated fatty acids 0.08 g
Polyunsaturated fatty acids 0.05 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Calcium 16.0 mg
Iron 0.3 mg
Zinc 0.3 mg
Vitamin A 1.0 ug
Vitamin C 21.0 g
Folic acid 27.0 ug
Salt (Sodium) 100.0 mg
Sugars 1.7 g
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