Benefits of Yams
Comparison to other staple foods
The nutrient content of yam and major staple foods in a raw harvested form. Raw forms, however, arenandt edible and can not be digested. These must be sprouted, or prepared and cooked for human consumption. In sprouted or cooked form, the relative nutritional and anti-nutritional contents of each of these staples is remarkably different from that of raw form of these staples.