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Definition of the noun YACON
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The Best Way to Eat for Maximum Health, Energy, and Weight Loss by Lauri Boone
Yacon is a tuber (Smallanthus sonchifolius) native to the Andes Mountains in South America. Yacon means “water root,” and indeed, it is a crisp and juicy water—rich vegetable (it can be eaten raw like a fruit) with the...
And with beneficial FOS, antioxidants, and polyphenols that may improve digestion, lower blood fats, and even build strong bones, yacon is an emerging super— food for optimal health.
Longevity Now (2013)
A Comprehensive Approach to Healthy Hormones, Detoxification, Super Immunity, Reversing Calcification, and Total Rejuvenation by David Wolfe
Yacon is a distant relative of the sunflower, with edible tubers and leaves.
The Miracle of VEGETABLES (2013)
The Scientific Facts About Nutritional Properties and Medicinal Values of Vegetables by Dr. Bahram Tadayyon MNS, MD, Ph.D.
Yacon is a sweet crunchy root vegetable native to South America, particularly Peru. It resembles yam and tastes like a cross between apple and celery. In Peru, it is eaten as a fruit. It can be eaten in fruit salads, stir- fried ...
Program report, 1997-98 (1999)
International Potato Center by International Potato Center
Yacon is a little-known, nonstarchy Andean root crop, which is eaten raw and functions as fruit in traditional food systems. It belongs to the Asteraceae ( sunflower family) and is vegetatively propagated. Botanically, the crop has been referred to ...
Perennial Vegetables (2007)
From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardener's Guide to Over 100 Delicious and Easy to Grow Edibles by Eric Toensmeier
Like sunchoke, yacon is a relative of sunflower, though not as close. Unlike sunchoke, it does not spread aggressively. The flowers attract beneficial insects. Crop Description: Yacon is a clump-forming perennial growing about 6 feet tall.
The Juice Truck (2017)
A Guide to Juicing, Smoothies, Cleanses and Living a Plant-Based Lifestyle by Zach Berman, Ryan Slater, Colin Medhurst
Yacon is a great addition to any food or drink where you're looking for a sweet flavor without adding sugar. SEGIKOER, =| |-||||...
by Holly Paige
Yacon is a South American relative of the sunflower with edible tubers and leaves. It is the tubers that are generally used, sliced, powdered or made into a syrup - which tastes like malt syrup but is raw. It's very delicious (more so than stevia ...
Over 100 Recipes to Boost Weight Loss, Detox and Energy Using Green Vegetables and Super-Supplements by Christine Bailey
Yacon is a tuber native to South America. It is rich in inulin, a type of fiber that breaks down slowly and provides food for the beneficial bacteria in the gut. Yacon is enjoyed as a natural sweetener because it has a low glycemic index, meaning ...
Recipes for Healthy and Delicious Cookies, Cakes, Muffins, Scones, Pies, Puddings, Breads and Pizzas by Kelly E. Keough
Scientically known as Smallanthus sonchifolius, yacon is a root vegetable from Peru. Yacon roots can be eaten raw and have a pleasant sweetness that comes in part from fructans, carbohydrates that are not metabolized by the human body ...
Read All About It (2013)
Q's & A's About Nutrition by Dr. Phylis B. Canion
Yacon is a tuber crop grown in South America and has been used there for years to lower blood sugar levels and aid in digestion. While yakon is not considered a “fruit”, the raw tubers have been eaten as a fruit because the main storage ...
Veggies for Carnivores (2012)
Moving Vegetables to the Center of the Plate by Lora Krulak
Yacon is a South American root that is slightly sweet and similar in taste to a Jerusalem artichoke or a jicama, but sweeter. It can be made into a powder or syrup and used as a glycemic sweetener. 2. Maple Syrup—It is on the mellow side of ...
Yacon is an underutilized and scientifically neglected root crop that is native to the Andean region. Interest in this little known crop has increased recently, since it has become known that it is the plant source with the ...
From Agriculture to Culture by Christine Graves
"Yacon is a marvelous root that is still relatively unknown," says Brack. "Research on its beneficial properties should be encouraged." Its roots are pleasantly sweet and can be eaten raw. Its sweetness comes from sacchrose, fructose, glucose ...
Notes of a Potato Watcher (2001)
by James Lang
Yacon is a popular treat, its crunchy, sweet fruit as refreshing as watermelon. The plant's range is more extensive than ahipa's. Andean farmers from Ecuador into Bolivia plant it for household consumption. Yacon roots are dried in the sun for a ...
Tropical Roots and Tubers (2016)
Production, Processing and Technology by Harish K. Sharma, Nicolas Y. Njintang, Rekha S. Singhal, Pragati Kaushal
Yacon is a sweet tasting, crisp tuber. Most plants of Asteraceae (Figures 2.34– 2.39), classified under root and tuber crop groups, possess mainly a tap root. However, Jerusalem artichoke of the same group is marked by its fibrous nature, ...
Live Raw (2011)
Raw Food Recipes for Good Health and Timeless Beauty by Mimi Kirk
yacon is derived from the root of a South American plant. It comes in syrup or powder form. Yacon is a good sugar substitute as it is glucose-free and does not ...
Seed to Seed (2002)
Seed Saving and Growing Techniques for Vegetable Gardeners by Suzanne Ashworth, Kent Whealy
GROWING YACON Yacon is a perennial grown from tubers, and requires along growing season with warm temperatures. The plants do not tolerate any frost. Tubers may be dug and stored in climates that experience frost. Short seasons ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2017)
by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.
Wormwood or Artemisia absinthum Yacon or Polymnia edulis Yarrow or Achillea millefolium (LINN.) salicylates that are present which are effective in this regard and the ...
by David A. Bender
Y yacon Tuber of the Andean perennial herbaceous plant Smallanthus.
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Yacon G TALA, a number of ...
The Union Dictionary, containing all that is truly useful in the dictionaries of Johnson, Sheridan, and Walker, etc (1806)
Yacon. Subaltern, sābāl-téon. a. inferior, subordinate. Subaltern, sābāl-térn. s. an inferior, one o under another, it is used in the army of a officers below a captain. sonate, sāb-al-lèr'nāte. a. succeeding by urns. Subastringent, sāb-is-trinjênt. a.
Containing a Clear Exposition of Their Principles and Practice by Andrew Ure
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Encyclopaedia Londinensis (1829)
by John Wilkes
YACON G TALA, a number of small lakes in Thibet, situated near each other. ' 1 ' YACUAPIRI, a river of Brazil, which runs n0rth-,northwest, and enters the Madera. ' ' YACUI, a river of Buenos Ayres, which runs west, and enters the Uruguay.
With the Corresponding Words Or Explantions in English by Archibald Cregeen
O hie Yacon < (O house of Jacob) ; the / in thie and the j in Jacon are here changed, jean, is changed to yean, and JUan to yuan, &c. &c. 111. Changes made by the articles y and yn being placed before radical words, most of those initialled by ...
Yacon, bird, XVI.
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