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How many calories are in yucca?

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There are 330 calories in one cup of yucca. It is also high in potassium and vitamin C. Yucca is similar to potatoes, though it is also used for medicinal purposes.

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Yucca is similar in flavor to a potato when consumed as a vegetable. It is also beloved for its medicinal properties and is sometimes used as a treatment for high blood pressure, migraines and diabetes. There are several dozen different species of yucca that are native to the Americas. Yucca is also grown for its beauty as well as a food source. It is the state flower of New Mexico.

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