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Is yamswurzel vegan?

Yamswurzel is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is yamswurzel?

Yamswurzel, also known as Chinese yam or Dioscorea polystachya, is a tuberous root vegetable that has been cultivated for centuries in China and other parts of Asia. With a thin, brown skin and a starchy, white flesh, yamswurzel is a versatile ingredient that can be prepared in a variety of ways, including roasting, frying, boiling, and mashing. It has a subtly sweet and nutty flavor, and is rich in nutrients like fiber, potassium, and vitamin C. In traditional Chinese medicine, yamswurzel is believed to have a number of health benefits, including supporting digestion, reducing inflammation, and strengthening the immune system.

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