The benefits of the commonly available, inexpensive, ordinary looking root are many times grossly under-estimated. Here are some interesting things that may amaze you enough to include this into your diet.
The biggest benefit of Sweet Potato is that it has 120./. of the daily value of Vitamin A and 30% DV of Vitamin C. So, this vegetable is great for your eyes and also good for your immunity, lower hypertension, maintains elasticity of the skin, etc.
Keep the skin on, it is rich in Fibre (16% Daily Value) and contains soluble fiber which is good for digestion. Its potassium content helps your heart health by helping you keep a better blood pressure.
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Calories from fat
Total Fat (g) (%0V) 0 g, 0% DV
Sodium (g) (%DV) 70 g, 3% DV
Potassium (9) (%DV) 440g, 13% DV
Tot. Carbohydrate (g) (%DV) 23g, 8% DV
Dietary Fibre (g) (%DV) 4g, 16% DV
Sugars (9) 7g
Protein (g) 2g
Vitamin A (DV%) 120% DV
Vitamin C (DV%) 30% DV
Calcium (DV%) 4% DV
Iron (DV%) 4% DV
Cook or bake the sweet potato, cut it in half, remove the flesh and puree until it gets smooth. If you want a smoother finish then add a splash of milk and your nutritious baby food is ready!