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www.foodnetwork.com/videos/sweet-potato-and-yam-facts-98911

At that time "yam" was already Southern slang for sweet potato, as slaves who had come from West Africa compared them to the yams they had grown back home.

www.healthline.com/nutrition/sweet-potatoes-vs-yams

Sep 21, 2017 ... Sweet potatoes and yams are completely different vegetables. However, they're both nutritious, tasty and versatile additions to the diet. Sweet ...

frugalcooking.com/sweet-potato-or-yam

Sweet potato or Yam? ... There are two common varieties in American supermarkets that look like potatoes but are sweeter and much more nutritious. The first has a ...

www.huffpost.com/entry/sweet-potato-yams-difference_l_5dbb223ce4b0bb1ea376f287

Nov 5, 2019 ... Soft sweet potatoes tend to be dark-skinned with orange flesh, and often labeled as “yams,” even though true yams are mostly found in specialty ...

veritablevegetable.com/yam-vs-sweet-potato-whats-the-difference

The flesh is white, purple or reddish. Compared to sweet potatoes, yams are lower in beta carotene, starchier, and drier. Compared to sweet potatoes, yams taste ...

www.spendwithpennies.com/sweet-potato-vs-yam

Feb 22, 2019 ... Most likely, all yams and sweet potatoes that you use from the grocery store are sweet potatoes. Often, the copper skinned sweet potato is ...

www.diffen.com/difference/Sweet_Potato_vs_Yam

Though sweet potatoes and yams are both root vegetables, they taste different, have different nutritional qualities, and come from different plant families.

www.marthastewart.com/8169219/yams-sweet-potatoes-differences-explained

Oct 20, 2021 ... Their tender leaves are a good cooked vegetable, too. Sweet potatoes cook more quickly than yams, are moister, and they taste distinctly sweet.

theforkedspoon.com/yams-vs-sweet-potatoes

Oct 8, 2020 ... Some folks see them as the exact same, and while they do have some interchangeable qualities, sweet potatoes and yams are actually quite ...

foodstruct.com/compare/sweet-potato-vs-yam-raw

Nov 29, 2020 ... Yam is richer in fiber and lower in Glycemic Index, Sodium and Sugars than sweet potatoes in nutritional comparison. In mineral content there ...

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

Sweetpotatoes are almost always sweeter than yams. They have versatile flavor easily altered by cooking methods. Starchier and more potato-like, usually not ...