Life & Food 100% raw organic yacon syrup has been proven to assist in weight management because of its metabolism boosting properties. It also increases fiber intake and promotes smooth bowel functioning. This natural sweetener contributes to lowering blood sugars and controlling hyperglycemia. Furthermore, it is an antioxidant and restores renal activity. As a sugar alternative the sweet syrup of the sweet potato-like root vegetable can best be used in raw form over cereals or in hot drinks. Being one of the best natural products around, people can use it in smoothies or as a great replacement for honey in salads or over desserts.