- Low Calorie: 1/2 the calories of sugar!
- Low Glycemic Index
- High concentration of indigestible inulin
- Tastes like molasses
What is it?
Yacon (also known as the Peruvian ground apple) is a juicy, edible tuber that has been eaten by people in the Andes for thousands of years. Yacon Syrup is a delicious, healthy sweetener derived from this nutritious tuber. Due to its low GI and low calories, it is an ideal sweetener for diabetics and those watching their weight.
Why should I use it?
Yacon syrup contains a significant amount of inulin, a type of sugar that your body cannot digest. This is why Yacon syrup has such a sweet taste without all of the calories found in other sugars. Yacon syrup also has a low GI, meaning that it is an ideal sweetener for diabetics. It also contains antioxidants, tastes great, and is easy to use.
How do I use it?
Yacon syrup can be used the same way as any syrup or honey: in tea, smoothies, sauces and baked goods.
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