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Ghana Yam

Nutrition Facts 

Serving size 1/2 cup (75 g)
Amount per serving
Calories    89
Calories from Fat    1
Total Fat    1.5 g
Cholesterol    0 mg
Sodium    7 mg
Potassium 612 mg
Total Carbs    20.9 g
Dietary Fiber    3.1g
Sugars    0.4g
Protein    1.15g

Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 22%
Calcium  2%
Iron 3%

Ghana Yam


Product Description

Yams are closely related to lilies and grasses. Native to Africa and Asia, yams vary in size from that of a small potato to a record 130 pounds (as of 1999). There are over 600 varieties of yams and 95% of these crops are grown in Africa. Compared to sweet potatoes, yams are starchier and drier.

Origin: Ghana Africa
Availability: Year-Round