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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yam_(vegetable)

Yam is the common name for some plant species in the genus Dioscorea (family ... It looks similar to the white yam in outer appearance; its tuber skin is usually a bit firmer and ... The tubers are eaten baked, boiled, or fried much like potatoes. .... Unlike cassava, most varieties of edible, mature, cultivated yam do not contain  ...

www.thekitchn.com/whats-the-difference-between-yams-and-sweet-potatoes-word-of-mouth-211176

Oct 6, 2014 ... Do you know the difference between a yam and a sweet potato. ... This is what a true yam looks like. (Image credit: KIM NGUYEN/Shutterstock) ...

www.marksdailyapple.com/difference-yams-sweet-potatoes

Nov 17, 2010 ... But first, what are yams and how do they differ from sweet potatoes? evao_640x80 ..... I like the way the japanese ones look. Reply - Share ...

thestir.cafemom.com/food_party/179238/sweet_potatoes_yams_difference

Nov 12, 2014 ... yam. 8. This is what a sweet potato looks like. sweet potato. Before I learned ... Did you know the difference between yams and sweet potatoes?

www.ncsweetpotatoes.com/sweet-potatoes-101/difference-between-yam-and-sweet-potato

Most people think that long, red-skinned sweet potatoes are yams, but they really are just one of many varieties of sweet potatoes. So where did all of the ...

www.thespruce.com/purple-yam-purple-sweet-potato-overview-3217089

Apr 4, 2017 ... This is unexpected, as the outside skin looks brown and dull, like any other yam. The Purple Okinawan Sweet Potato (pictured) can be found ...

www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/blogs/whats-difference-between-yams-and-sweet-potatoes

Oct 17, 2016 ... If you don't know the difference between sweet potatoes and yams, it's not your fault. Producers ... yam. Why? It all has to do with marketing. ... That's a different vegetable entirely and looks like this photo below. african-yam ...

www.epicurious.com/ingredients/whats-the-difference-between-sweet-potatoes-and-yams-article

Nov 5, 2015 ... And by the way, a sweet potato isn't even a potato—nor is a yam. ... Just look out for any obvious dings or rotting spots when buying them.

foodfacts.mercola.com/yam.html

Learn more about yams nutrition facts, health benefits, healthy recipes, and other ... having a rough, dark orange or brown surface that looks like tree bark. ... which can do real damage to cell walls that could lead to heart attacks and/or stroke.

www.fullcircle.com/goodfoodlife/2012/11/09/whats-the-difference-between-yams-and-sweet-potatoes

Nov 9, 2012 ... They both look like crooked potatoes. ... Both the yam and the sweet potato are renowned to be top-notch health foods, but surprisingly, they offer different health ... Wow, I really did always think they were the same thing!