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Posted 3w ago by @Kaleyeeaah

Did you know the corms and tubers of elephant ears are edible and pretty good for you?


Yautia Quick Facts
Name: Yautia or American taro
Scientific Name: Xanthosoma sagittifolium
Origin: Northern South America which extent to Mesoamerica and the Caribbean and then introduced everywhere to Asia, Africa and Pacific.
Colors : Dark brown-orange skin with wiry hair (Tuber)
Flesh colors : White or light yellow
Calories: 132 Kcal./cup
Major nutrients: Copper (38.56%)
Vitamin B6 (24.62%)
Carbohydrate (24.54%)
Potassium (17.17%)
Iron (16.50%)
Health benefits: Brain health, Thyroid problems, Promote mood, Cure anemia, Blood vessels

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