These yam facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including yam in your diet.

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Nutrition Facts

You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include yam in your diet.

Yam is:

  • Low in Saturated Fat, Sodium, and Cholesterol
  • High in Vitamin C, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin B6, Potassium and Manganese

The nutritional value of yams means that they're good for:

  • Maintaining good general health
  • Gaining weight

It's OK to include some yams if you're interested in:

  • Losing weight

Nutritional Values

The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of yam.

Preparation Portion Carbs (g) Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Yam - baked 100g 30.5 2 0.5 550

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