Our grandma keep insisting us to eat more and more sweet potato and we used to dislike its mushy but little sweet flavor. But when I bumped into a research paper I thought it is be worth idea to share some reasons with you as why it is best thing to as in your daily diet list.
The chemical compound, Homocysteine, which cause risk of heart attack! And vitamin B6 from sweet potato can keep it in control.
Might be unusual entry in list of food that contain vitamin C, since generally sighted as citrus food contain this vitamin! But vitamin C is one of the most important nutrients that are much needed in our day today life. Needless to say, vitamin C help you reducing risk of cold and flu and other benefits like forming bone and dental structure, digestion function and keeping your skin youthful.
Another important nutrient after vitamin C, it also acts as hormones. And since your are eating sweet potato, you are secured by boosting your energy levels, moods, and helps to build healthy bones, heart, nerves systems, skin, and teeth, and with added bonus it also supports the thyroid gland.
For those who just recovered from illness are suggested to include sweet potato in their diet cause it have rich quantity of iron that not only help you boosting your energy level but also plays key role in rebuilding red and white cells and sustains back to proper immunity level.
Source for Magnesium and potassium:
Magnesium content from sweet-potato contributes as anti-stress minerals which works best for relaxation. And Potassium content in which help rearticulate heart beats and distressed nerve signals for a release from contractions, decrease swelling and best for kidney functioning.
The reason why it is called ‘sweet’ that it is as natural source of sugar that help your system to balance out blood sugar level, result in better prevention against fatigue and weight gain.
The ample amount of Carotenoids in your body will ensure you have strong eyesight, better immunity and despite being a source of vitamin A it is also a power pact source of Anti-oxidant which is not only best for slowing down aging, but also lowers the risk of cancer.
Ideal for Experiments:
There are so many food recipe you can add them. Roast them, boil them, bake them or grill them! Make them part of salad as it is easier to cook then potato and blends well with the taste.