Superfoods

Yacon Raw Powder and Slices


Scientific name
Smallanthus sonchifolius
Description
Tuber from the Peruvian Andes. Yacon roots are sliced, dehydrated at low temperature, then kept as slices or milled into a fine powder.
Contains
Fructooligosaccharides (FOS), a unique type of sugar (inulin) that can't be absorbed by the body. FOS also acts as a prebiotic, serving as food for the "friendly" bacteria in the colon.
Uses
As an alternative sweetener in smoothies, desserts, teas and mixed with other flours for muffins and cookies. As slices as a snack and into salads.
Benefits for Consumer
Low glycemic, low calorie and as a prebiotic is good for digestion, stimulates positive colon health, and helps with the absorption of calcium and vitamins.
Features
Organic and Conventional, Kosher, Raw, Vegan, Gluten-Free and GMO-Free. Free of additives, irradiation and BSE/TSE.