Sweet Potato

This starchy, sweet-tasting root vegetable (which is only distantly related to common potato varieties), comes in a range of colours, including yellow, purple and white. Having a lower glycaemic index than the common potato, sweet potatoes can be used in both sweet and savoury dishes.

 

  • 74 calories / 100g
  • 79% water

Great source of:

  • VitaminsA + B-Complex + B6+ C + E
  • Copper
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Potassium
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Dietary Fibre
  • Anti-oxidants

 

Sweet Potato may:

  • Improve blood sugar regulation and improve symptoms associated with Type 2 diabetes.
  • Decrease fasting blood glucose and increase insulin sensitivity.
  • Neutralise free-radicals, reduce oxidative damage &lower the risk of some cancers.
  • Boosts brain function, enhances cognitive process and memory.
  • Stimulates the production of immune cells to build a strong immune system.
  • Maintain healthy eyes and prevent age related macular degeneration.
  • Promotes satiety, curbs cravings and supports weight loss.
  • Improves digestion, reduces the risk of ulcers and prevents constipation.
  • Support healthy skin and reduce the signs of aging.