Superfood: Sweet Potato


Source: HealthyRise

Sweet potatoes are the unsung heroes of the root vegetable world. The orange flesh of a sweet potato is a huge source of beta-carotene. They also provide more than 200% of your daily value of Vitamin A. They are high in vitamin C, potassium, fiber, vitamin B6, B3, and phosphorous among other things. Sweet potatoes have anti-inflammatory properties. And they’re full of antioxidants. Sweet potatoes can be helpful with digestion. They are great baked, as fries, and boiled. Mash them up with a little olive oil and salt, for an alternative to mashed potatoes. Sweet potatoes can fit into your diet easily, and may help you find some new and exciting recipes.