A very cheap vegetable can reduce diseases like cholesterol and that is sugar. Yes! Nowadays, yams, which are widely available all over Pakistan and are being sold hot on stalls, can not only lower LDL cholesterol but can also be a safety shield for us in the ever-changing atmosphere of code.
Cholesterol thickens the blood, which increases the risk of stroke and heart disease. Cholesterol also plays a role in the formation of hard plaques in the arteries of the heart. Therefore, elevated cholesterol is also considered a physical condition.
But now eating a few yams of yam daily can help lower cholesterol. This way the risk of stroke and heart disease can be reduced. The most important ingredient in yam is fiber which keeps the blood healthy. Its fiber is easily digested and absorbed in the intestines. From here it reaches the bloodstream and starts lowering cholesterol.
That is why in the UK, the National Lipid Association has declared yam to be one of the best dietary medicine. On the other hand, certified websites like WebMD have said that due to its nutrients, yam can be included in the diet throughout the year.
According to US experts, a medium-sized yam provides more than four times the daily amount of vitamin A. It strengthens the immune system and can protect the heart and kidneys. Yam is included in superfoods, according to the MyClinic website.
According to other experts, yam is rich in B vitamins, vitamins C and D, calcium, steel, phosphorus and thiamine. The carotenoids and many types of antioxidants in yam have the potential to protect against cancer. But the biggest and immediate benefit is that yam is the enemy of cholesterol, which has been proven by many types of research.