The hearts of palm are tender ivory-colored cylinders with a sweet flavor, they are extracted from the heart of the palm that is between the trunk and where the leaves of the palm tree begin to grow. They are ideal in the kitchen to eat as a garnish, in salads or as snacks, due to their slightly crunchy texture, they are generally available on the market in canned brine, widely used in low-calorie diets due to their low fat content and high protein content. water, its extraction is highly criticized because the palm tree must be cut in its entirety to obtain the heart and its cultivation takes around 10 years, therefore its value is high.
Eatable percent 95%
Calories (kcal) 58kcal
Protein (g) 1.6g
Lipids (g) 0.2g
Carbohydrates (g) 12.5g
Fiber (g) 0g
Tiamine (mg) 0.06mg
Riboflavin (mg) 0.06mg
Niacin (mg) 1.1mg
Vitamin C (mg) 0mg
Vitamin A (mg) 0mg
Calcium (mg) 40mg
Iron (mg) 40mg
Sodium (mg) 0mg
Phosphorus (mg) 144mg
Zinc (mg) mg