Renkon is another delicious and healthy food that Japanese folks love. It’s known as ‘lotus root’ in English and it’s actually a part of the lotus plant’s root system. Apparently, lotus plants have stems that extend horizontally from the main root. This is the part that we eat.
Renkon is used throughout Asia in a number of dishes and I think people in the West are starting to discover its wonders. I found some stuff about lotus root supplements and products on some natural health websites. Continue reading