Yellow Yams

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Yellow Yams

Yellow yam is named after its yellow flesh, a color caused by the presence of carotenoids. The yellow yam has a longer period of vegetation and a shorter dormancy than white yam.

Names: Yellow yam, Jamaican Yam

Source: Rarely found in markets outside of the Caribbean, the yellow yam is a popular vegetable in Latin American, Caribbean and US markets.

Handling: The best temperature to store yams is between (57–61 °F). Yellow yams can be boiled or broiled with a long shelf life.

Variety: Yellow

 

 


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 0g
Protein 13g 26%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.