TypeBase Blood Type Diet Values: oyster plant
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SCIENTIFIC NAME: TRADESCANTIA SPATHACEA
This root vegetable is also known as oyster plant because its taste resembles a delicately flavored oyster. The parsnip-shaped salsify can reach up to 12 inches in length and 2 1/2 inches in diameter. The most commonly found salsify has a white-fleshed root with grayish skin, though there are varieties with a pale golden skin, as well as one with a black skin (also called scorzonera ). Though salsify is more popular in Europe than in the United States, it can be found here from June through February, usually in Spanish, Italian and Greek markets. Choose well-formed roots that are heavy for their size and not too gnarled. Refrigerate, wrapped in a plastic bag, up to a week. Salsify is generally eaten plain as a vegetable, or used in savory pies and soups.
Serving Size Analyzed: 1 cup
GRAPH 1 (ABOVE). Total Calories (109) as part of a 2200 calorie daily dietary intake.
|Protein (4.389 grams per 1 cup
|Fat (0.266 grams per 1 cup
|Carbohydrate (24.738 grams per 1 cup
CHART 1 (ABOVE). Macronutrient Breakdown By Percentage.
GRAPH 2 (ABOVE). Micronutrient breakdown as percentage of Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA). Serving size: 1 cup
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- This food can be a significant source of potassium (505.4 mgs per 1 cup
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