General Information
NameHeart of palm
Scientific NameNot Available
DescriptionHeart of palm, also called palm heart, palmito, burglar's thigh, chonta, palm cabbage or swamp cabbage, is a vegetable harvested from the inner core and growing bud of certain palm trees (notably the coconut (Cocos nucifera), Palmito Juçara (Euterpe edulis), Açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea), sabal (Sabal spp.) and pejibaye (Bactris gasipaes) palms). [Wikipedia]
Primary IDFOOD00718
Picture743
Classification
GroupVegetables
Sub-GroupOther vegetables
Taxonomy
Lineage
ITIS IDNot Available
Wikipedia IDHeart_of_palm
Composition
CompoundsPreparation type: Raw

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Macronutrients
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References
Content Reference— U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service. 2008. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 21. Nutrient Data Laboratory Home Page.