Yam is an edible tuber vegetable plant that can be used in preparing a large number of foods. There are several varieties of yam but the African yam is perhaps the most delicious.
Yam can be used to prepare yam porridge, pounded yam which can be used to eat African soups as well as the classic cooked yam which tastes great with beans, eggs, or even a simple stew. Yam is a great source of carbohydrates. Yam improves blood sugar levels and boosts brain health.
Yam contains vitamins and compounds such as fiber, potassium, manganese, and copper. Yam is easy to add to your diet and easy to prepare. For brain health, bone health, heart health, and growth, yam is the vegetable plant to consume.