Organic Yacon Powder

Yacon is a domesticated tuber that has been grown and cultivated in the Peruvian Andes for more than three thousand years. Yacon Powder is obtained by crushing the tuber and then undergoes a  dehydration and grinding process. Yacon Powder has a high content of carbohydrates in the form of insulin or prebiotic, which allows the development of the beneficial bacteria in the digestive tract and improves the intestinal balance. Yacon Powder also prevents the formation of cancer cells in the colon, regulates gastrointestinal disorders and prevents infections in the digestive system. Yacon Powder also increases the production of insulin in the pancreas, reducing the sugar, cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood and helps to combat diabetes and obesity. Yacon Powder also improves the assimilation of calcium in the body, synthesizes the B vitamins, strengthens the immune system and is rich in potassium and antioxidants.

GENERAL INFORMATION:

Scientific Name:Smallanthus Sonchifolius
Family:Compositae o Asteraceae
Common Name:Yacon Powder
Commercial Name: Yacon Powder
Ingredients:100% Organic Yacon Powder
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                   ORIGIN:

Yacon is grown and cultivated in the Ancash Region of the Peruvian Andes. 

INTENDED USE:

Yacon Powder can be used as a substitute for sugar, due to its low Glycemic Index(GI) which is great for diabetics. Yacon Powder can be added to Juices, yogurts, smoothies, health shakes, used in baking with other powder compositions.

SHELF LIFE:

The shelf life of the Yacon Powder is 24 months given that the product is stored at room temperature, protected from direct sunlight and below a humidity of 60%.

                  NUTRITIONAL VALUES:

Protein:3.8%
Total Fat:0.0%
Carbohydrates:83.5%
Calcium:283mg
Phosphorus:111mg
Fibre:0.5g
Ash:2.2%
Cholesterol:0%
Energy(kcal/100)382.16