I like yacon more than singkamas.. juicier and sweeter and maybe healthier..

Known in the Andean mountains of South America as Apple of the Earth, YACON looks like sweet potato revered in traditional medicine for its myriad healing powers. It is rich in phytochemicals and fructooligosaccharide (FOS), a form of sugar that is barely absorbed by the body but passes through the digestive system without spiking blood sugar, like most other sweeteners—and without the toxic effects of artificial chemical sweeteners.

Where to buy: You can usually see this tuber in Baguio vegetables section.

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