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Yam White

Nutrition Facts 

Serving size 1 cup (150g)
Amount per serving
Calories    177
Calories from Fat    0
Total Fat    0.3 g
Cholesterol    0 mg
Sodium    13.5 mg
Total Carbs    41.8 g
Dietary Fiber    6.1g
Sugars    0.7g
Protein    2.3g

Vitamin A 4%
Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 3%
Iron 4%
Vitamin B-6 22%
Thiamin 11%

Yam White

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Product Description

Name root vegetable popular in Hispanic cuisine, which of the yams this is probably closest to the common potato in texture and appearance. Ñame is the Spanish word for ‘yam’, this doesn’t mean that we’re not dealing with a unique cultivar considering that there are multiple distinct species and colors of ‘ñames’ aka ‘yams’.

Origin: Colombia, Costa Rica
Availability: Year-Round