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Organic Yacon Syrup

Superfood Description

Yacon is a root indigenous to the Andes of Peru and Bolivia. Also known as the Peruvian Ground Apple or Sunroot, it has been prized since the Incan civilization as a pleasantly sweet tasting tuber. A close relative of the Jerusalem artichoke the tubers sweet taste is mainly comprised of FOS or Fructo-oligosaccharides. Fructo-oligosaccharides are a type of dietary sugar that the body does not metabolize. These indigestible carbohydrates support the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon without a significant impact on blood glucose levels. As a prebiotic, Yacon aids in supporting gastrointestinal health and maintaining the optimal growth and balance of beneficial bacteria. Organic Traditions Yacon Syrup is made from the tubers of the Yacon root through a proprietary low temperature mechanical process without solvents or chemicals used. This low temperature process not only ensures that the Fructo-oligosaccharides are not degraded, but that the syrup has the most natural and delicious taste. Yacon Syrup is a light amber colored syrup with a delicate, sweet floral taste. It is the most incredible natural sweetener you have ever tried. Yacon Syrup is a healthy substitute for other conventional sweeteners such as sugar, honey, agave and maple syrup. Not as sweet as conventional sugar, Yacon Syrup has a delicately sweet, floral taste. There are no additives, colorants, flavors or additional sweeteners added, just 100% pure yacon syrup.

Sku: AHM140
$23.99
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  • A healthy natural sweetener
  • No additives, colorants, flavors or additional sweeteners added
  • A low glycemic, prebiotic superfood with an incredible taste

Overview of Key Benefits

Gastrointestinal Health The consumption of FOS improves the growth of bifidobacteria in the colon.

Recommended Uses

  • Use as a natural sweetener

Zoological Info

Country of Origin: Peru
Ingredients: Certified Organic Yacon Syrup
Botanical Name: Smallanthus sonchifolius
Form: Syrup.

Allergen Information

Produced in a facility that packages tree nuts (Almonds, Hazelnuts and Cashews). The facility is dairy-free, gluten-free, soy-free and peanut free.

Storage Information

Refrigeration not required. Store in a cool, dry, dark place.

Suggested Use

  • Use as a natural sweetener

Proposition 65 (California)

You may have noticed that a number of our products contain the California Proposition 65 warning. These warnings are intended to inform the residents of California about the chemicals and heavy metals that can be found in a number of products. This may seem scary, however there is little reason for concern. The elements that have triggered this warning on our products include lead and cadmium, both of which are naturally occurring elements caused by the mineral rich soil that our products are grown in.

To learn more about these labels and Proposition 65, please go to the Government of California Proposition 65 web page.