Nature's Superfoods Organic Dried Yacon Root Slices are grown in Andes of Peru and Ecuador, and is traditionally used as a means to control blood sugar and improve digestion. It is ideal as a prebiotic, low-calorie food for those on weight-control diets, cancer-fighting diets, for diabetics and for those who want to avoid calorie-laden processed snacks.
YACON: Dried Raw Yacon Root Slices naturally contain 35-50% FOS (fructo-oligosaccharides) and a low proportion of simple sugars. Their sweetness comes from a high concentration of inulin, a complex sugar that breaks down slowly into fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS). Yacon Roots also boast a good amount of minerals such as potassium, calcium, phosphorous and iron, as well as 20 amino acids. They also contain a rich amount of antioxidants and glyconutrients.
Botanical Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius