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FNRI conducts study on health potential of Yacon

Source: Yacon, a perennial tuber plant related to the sunflower and described as a cross between a fresh apple and watermelon, originated from Peru. It is gaining popularity outside of South America and has reached the Philippines because of its sugar component, fructooligosaccharides (FOS), which humans do not metabolize. FOS is somewhat an indigestible […]

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