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What is Yams? 

They’re often mistaken for sweet potatoes. However, yams are starchier & less sweet. They have a definite brown, bark-like exterior. The flesh will be white, yellow, purple, or pink betting on the maturity of the yam. These tubers are highly nutritious, versatile, and should benefit your health in many ways.

Where they usually found?

The most popular areas where it is grown are Pakistan 

Nutritional Information                          

  • Calories: 158
  • Carbs: 37 grams
  • Protein: 2 grams
  • Fat: 0 grams
  • Fiber: 5 grams
  • Vitamin C: 18% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Vitamin B5: 9% of the DV
  • Manganese: 22% of the DV
  • Magnesium: 6% of the DV
  • Potassium: 19% of the DV
  • Thiamine: 11% of the DV
  • Copper: 23% of the DV
  • Folate: 6% of the DV

What are its benefits?

  • Enhance your brain functionality
  • Fight against Cancer
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Beneficial for blood pressure patients
  • Good for diabetic patients 

How to grow it

  • Choose a yam that looks healthy
  • It will grow at warm temperature
  • It takes a large space
  • It never grows in cold temperature, so wait for the warm temperature
  • Dig a deep hole approximately 10 to 12 cm deep
  • Water it properly

How To Include It in Your Diet?

  • You can make yam chips
  • Can be eaten mashed
  • Can be eaten boiled
  • Also eaten as baked