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Health and Nutrition Benefits of Yams

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1. Packed with nutrition

Sweet potatoes are rich in fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are particularly potassium-rich.

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Packed with nutrition

These tubers are also a good source of micronutrients such as vitamin C and copper.

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2. May have cancer-fighting properties

In an animal study, a diet rich in yam substantially reduced the growth of colon tumors. 

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May have cancer-fighting properties

These effects were linked to the antioxidants present in yams, indicating that these tubers.

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May have cancer-fighting properties

In addition, a test-tube study discovered that Chinese yam extracts, specifically the peel, inhibited liver tumor growth.

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3. May ease symptoms of menopause

During the menopause, the body's levels of the hormone estrone and estradiol, two the hormone estrogen hormones, typically decrease.

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