Yacon Root

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Yacon

Yacon is a food crop cultivated in the Andes. The edible tubers contain a type of carbohydrate called FOSs which is a soluble fiber fermented in the colon by beneficial bacteria. Yacon root and yacon root syrup show great promise as a sweetener for those who need to lower blood sugar and to lose weight. Yacon root syrup is extracted from the fresh root and is available commercially as is yacon root powder to add sweetness to baked goods and other foods.

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Discover the hidden secrets nature has to offer. For over 25 years, I have been teaching people how to use natural herbs to make homeopathic remedies, tonics, elixirs, tinctures, formulas and secret recipes to relieve the symptoms of common ailments, protect your health and live a vibrant healthy life. – Mickey Ann Thienes