The sweet, starchy root vegetable that can do it all: the sweet potato. As a superfood, this vegetable stands the test of time through several health benefits, variety of flavors, and infinite ways to prepare them.
Health Benefits of Sweet Potatoes
The abundance of fiber and antioxidants in this small but mighty starch promotes gut health. Fiber-rich diets appear to reduce the risk of developing various conditions, including heart disease, diabetes, diverticular disease, and constipation.
Though varying in size and color, one facet remains the same: sweet potatoes are rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber. Packed full of Vitamin A, C, and B6 among several other nutrients, incorporating sweet potatoes into your diet is sure to keep your body feeling happy and healthy.
Aside from vitamins, antioxidants, and fiber, sweet potatoes pack a punch by promoting healthy vision, enhancing brain function, and supporting a healthy immune system.
Ways to Enjoy Sweet Potatoes
Whether baked, boiled, roasted, or fried – sweet potatoes can be enjoyed in several ways with a variety of tastes, textures, and flavors. Try some of these sweet potato recipes!
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