African Tuber of Yam
Yams are a good source of vitamin C – 27% of the daily value for fighting infections such as colds and flu and quick wound healing, anti-aging, strong bones, and healthy immune function. It also provides good amounts of fiber, potassium, manganese, and metabolic B vitamins.
- Yams are low in calories which makes them a healthy addition to any meal. For example, one cup of yams contains 177 calories, 0 g of fat, 42 g of carbohydrates and 2 g of protein. Include low calories carbs, such as white yams, into your diet to stabilize energy levels, suppress appetite and boost metabolic functions.
- Yams are naturally sweet and don’t require additional topping to enjoy; however, man people add butter, brown sugar and sometimes marshmallows..