Carbohydrates in Yam
Dietary Fiber in Yam
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Carbs and Fiber in Yam

Food Item:Yam, cooked
Food Quantity: 1/2 cup
Carbs: 23g
Dietary Fiber: 3g
Net Carbs: 20g

Yam and Diet

The nutritional value of vegetables, like Yam, makes them an excellent food choice for both weight control and general health. Vegetables contain several essential vitamins and minerals, plus protective phytochemicals, as well as complex carbohydrates and dietary fiber for better health, digestion and blood glucose control. So, even if you're counting carbs to lose weight, make sure you eat plenty of healthy vegetables.

For more details about carbs in vegetables, see resources below.

Yam, Glycemic Index, Weight Loss

Whether you are following a low carb diet, or a more orthodox lower fat diet, make sure your eating-plan contains foods low on the glycemic index, or with a low glycemic load (see Food Chart), and has adequate nutrition. Nutritious, lower glycemic index diets are great for fast healthy weight loss.

Note: Nutritional values in foods can vary, so the above carbohydrate and dietary fiber values for Yam are intended as a guideline only.

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