[NAFEX] Inulin/Diabetic Friendly Produce (OT?)
swim_at_svc at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 16 00:58:43 EST 2008
I am unable to answer Greg's questions but wanted to comment that I grow both yacon and Jerusalem artichoke. The main difference for me is that yacon takes a little more effort to store and propagate for the next season while Jerusulem artichoke is harder to harvest and clean. Yacon tubers are smooth and typically larger. I prefer yacon taste myself but others differ. Greg, I think you will like this one.
Gregory Strella <gregory.strella at gmail.com> wrote:
John's query on yacon reminded me of a question I've thought about posing to the list for some time. I work with a community garden in a densely urban section of Baltimore, MD (zone 7a, but with additional inner city heat retention). A number of our most beloved gardeners are diabetic and we grow Jerusalem artichokes partially because of they don't upset their blood-sugar levels. We've ordered yacon for next season with this in mind. I'm curious if anyone has tips for other particularly diabetic friendly fare - especially those that are as delicious and easy to cultivate as the two I've mentioned.
As always, thanks to everyone for the great conversation.
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