Yacon Syrup by Organic Traditions 8.5 oz Liquid Yacon Syrup 8.5 oz Liquid Product Yacon is a root indigenous to the Andes of Peru and Bolivia. Also known as the Peruvian Ground Apple or Sunroot it has been prized since the Incan civilization as a pleasantly sweet tasting tuber. A close relative of the Jerusalem artichoke the tubers sweet taste is mainly comprised of Fos or Fructo- oligosaccharides. Fructo-oligosaccharides are a type of dietary sugar that the body does not metabolize. These indigestible carbohydrates support the growth of beneficial bacteria in the colon without a significant impact on blood glucose levels. As a prebiotic Yacon aids in supporting gastrointestinal health and maintaining the optimal growth and balance of beneficial bacterial. Certified Organic Gluten-Free Kosher Vegan Non-GMO Raw A healthy low glycemic sweetener with an incredible taste A prebiotic superfood that supports the growth of beneficial bacteria Delicate sweet taste No added flavors fillers preserve.