Benefits of Yacon

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What is Yacon?
Yacon is a perennial plant grown for its tuberous roots.
Yacon root is high in fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS), a type of natural sugars found in plants. Yacon FOS is not digested in the gastrointestinal tract and this is why it is low in calories. It is transported to the colon to be fermented by beneficial bacteria (such as Bifidus and Lactobacillus).

Benefits of Yakon
The benefits of yakon are associated with the prebiotic effects of its high FOS content.
– improves gut flora composition
– improves gastrointestinal function
– enhances mineral absorption
– regulates serum cholesterol
– promotes healthy immune system
– imptoves resistance to infections and allergic reactions

Yakon Syrup – Low Calorie, Natural Sweetener
Yakon syrup is a low calorie, natural sweetener that is safe for diabetics and recommended for dieters. Learn more about how yakon syrup improves insulin resistance and reduces body weight in obese individuals here: Yacon Syrup & Weight Loss

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