Health Benefits of Using Yacon
Even though this plant has been studied since the 1950s, there are a lot of studies in the laboratory but few studies in humans. Therefore the medicinal properties of this plant and its processed foods have not been completely established. Andean people use Yacon for digestive disorders and diabetes.
The potential benefits of yacon are:
- Helps to lose weight
- Helps to regulate Blood sugar, Improves Liver Health and Kidney Health.
- Helps to keep a healthy heart
- Lowers triglycerides and improves HDL, good cholesterol
- Helps prevent cancer
- Helps to treat depression
- Helps to improve memory
- Helps in the treatment of infections due to its antibiotic activity