The Yacon is an Andean tuber with a sweet flavor. Its main advantage is its content of Inulin, Dietary fiber that helps the body to metabolize Glucose.
It is an Andean root that despite its sweet taste, is excellent for diabetics,
Unlike other tubers, it does not store its carbohydrates in the form of starch, but instead of Insulin, the tubers can weigh up to 1 kg.
Yacon plants can grow to 1.5 to 2 m in height, although in some cases it can be exceeded. Unlike other domesticated root vegetables such as olluco or oca.
- Aids in weight loss
- Helps to prevent cancer
- Aids in managing diabetes
- Lowers levels of bad cholesterol
- Reduces strain on cardiovascular system
- Help to reduce constipation and gastric ulcers