What is Yacon Syrup and what are its benefts? Yacon is a distant relative of the sunflower with an edible tubers. The syrup made from this sweet root contains fructooligosacchardies (FOS). These pass through the digestive tract unmetabolized, providing few calories. The sugars, however, are metabolized by bifidobacteria in the large intestine and contribute to improved digestion.
Yacon syrup is a great alternative to sugar as it ranks one of the lowest on the glycemic index (GI). Herbs America only uses the very best quality Yacon Syrup sourced from Peru. Certified Earth Kosher as well as Organic. Accept no less!