Yaconsirup is a natural sweetener extracted from yacon roots. The root is pressed to a sweet syrup. Yacon grows in the Andes of Peru
Low glycemic: Yacon syrup is low glycemic. That is, it does not affect blood sugar as regular white sugar does. The glycemic index of yacon is 3. Regular sugar has 68 on the scale.
With such a low value, it means that your blood glucose is hardly affected at all by this sweet syrup.
Is a probiotic for the stomach, helps the good bacteria, because of high content of FOS - inulin.
Alternatives to sugar: Yacon is a syrup that can be used in cooking or used as a sweetener. To sweeten home made treats, in coffee, in tea, in baking and more..
Yacon has a very sweet taste, and you dont need that much. Yacon is available with and without cinnamon flavor.
Yacon can be used to provide the sweet taste of a fresh smoothie. Yacon can be used when creating your own chocolate - that is delicious, or in desserts and cakes. You can pour it over cereal or breakfast porridge in stead of white sugar. The sweet taste remains sweetest in cold dishes.