Yacon both low in calories and low in mono sugars means it has low glycemic index, which is excellent for those who have diabetes.
Yacon syrup is fresh pressed from the yacon root and has been enjoyed for centuries as a healthy, low-glycemic, natural sweetener. Yacon root can also be found in dried slices or in powered form.
As a prebiotic, yacon is good for digestion, stimulates positive colon health and helps with absorption of calcium, magnesium, and Vitamin B.
Because of its high antioxidant value, yacon root is beneficial in reducing free-radical damage in the body, especially in the colon.
Yacon helps manage cholesterol and triglyceride levels within the body, as well as fat metabolism in general.
Yacon is excellent for detoxification and for low-calorie and low-sugar diets.