6 things you don’t know about Yam

Nigeria is the world’s prolific producer and exporter of White yams (dioscorea rotundata), which are the most common specie of yam in Africa. Yams are used for several delicacies such as porridge, pounded yam, boiled yam, yam pepper soup and barbecued yams. The following are things you probably don’t know about yam! 1. Yams are root …

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Seven Amazing Nutritional and Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potato is a root vegetable scientifically known as Ipomoea batatas.  It comes in different varieties of color ranging from orange, brownish red to purple skin. It usually has a plump shape, and sweet flavor. They can be consumed in a variety of ways, but are most commonly boiled, baked, steamed or fried  1.     Sweet …

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