You’ll find that Pohnpeians love yams, but you won’t find them in restaurants. A lot of prestige is bestowed upon the person who grows them, and they are seen as a symbol of fertility. It sometimes takes up to ten men to carry them. However to modern day Pohnpeians, yams are considered a little passé since canned food is valued as a higher prestige item.
"the authors state that both sarsaparilla and wild yams contain "precursors to increase production of testosterones." They also mention using sarsaparilla as a "safe replacement for anabolic steroids in building muscle."